VIDEO: Bustos Helps Pass Bill to Protect American Elections from Foreign Interference

WATCH: Bustos Speaks on House Floor Urging Passage of SAFE Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019. This legislation would protect our national security and defend our elections from foreign intervention. In 2016, Russia – a foreign adversary – breached the Illinois State […]

Bustos Delivers Local Priorities in Defense Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Defense Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a strong Defense funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes numerous local priorities. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. […]

VIDEO: In Hearing with Army Secretary, Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal’s Manufacturing Center

Secretary of Army calls Rock Island Arsenal facility “game changer” for Army sustainability WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY2020 Army budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for the efforts of the Rock Island Arsenal’s Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Army Sustainment Command to the Secretary of […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Local Defense Priorities to Air Force Secretary

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos WASHINGTON – In a House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday afternoon regarding the FY2020 Air Force budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) stressed the importance of local defense priorities to the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson. Yesterday’s hearing gave Congresswoman Bustos an opportunity to follow up on […]