Bustos & Bipartisan Coalition of House Members Introduce Campus Safety & Accountability Act to Combat Sexual Assault at Colleges & Universities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of 18 House Members introduced the House version of the Campus Safety and Accountability Act. The legislation mirrors a bill introduced in the Senate yesterday, which takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by protecting and empowering students, strengthening accountability […]

Bustos Demands Action On Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her call for Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a common sense bill that would ensure equal pay for equal work.  Bustos also attended today’s White House event where President Obama signed two executive orders she had previously called for to help […]

Moline Argus/Dispatch: Bustos report cites lower wages for 17th District women

ROCK ISLAND — Median earnings for women in the 17th Congressional District are 30 percent lower than men's earnings, according to a new report released by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline. The 17th District covers all of Rock Island, Henry, Mercer and Whiteside counties, as well as all or part of 10 others. Rep. Bustos' […]