PHOTOS: Bustos Statement on Joint Session of Congress with NATO Secretary General

Bustos Was Joined by Steve Bahls, President of Augustana College WASHINGTON – Today, members of the House and Senate came together for a Joint Session of the United States Congress to host the General Secretary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg. NATO is celebrating its 70th anniversary and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) […]

Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Suspicious Packages that were sent to the Obamas, the Clintons, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former Attorney General Eric Holder, former Director of the CIA John Brennan, CNN, George Soros and the Congressional Mail Sorting Facility in Maryland

“I want to thank our brave Secret Service and law enforcement officials for responding quickly to address the threat of possible explosives in New York, Florida and Maryland. As the wife of a Sheriff who founded the Quad-City bomb squad, I fully understand and commend the service of these courageous officials who put their lives […]