Bustos Promotes Diversity In Growing Technology Field In New Bipartisan Effort

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined the Diversifying Technology Caucus, a new bipartisan coalition dedicated to encouraging more women, minorities and veterans to enter Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields. “We know that companies with diverse leadership out-perform their peers, yet many companies in the booming technology industry are not reflective of the […]

Bustos & Bipartisan Coalition To Introduce Bill To Combat College Sexual Assault Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of House Members led by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) announced they will soon introduce the House version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA), which takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by protecting and empowering students, strengthening accountability […]

Bustos Calls For Paycheck Fairness On Anniversary Of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the 6th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to help close the still persistent wage gap between men and women. In Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, women make only 73 cents on the dollar compared to men […]

Bustos Vows To Continue Putting Middle Class & Working Families First Following State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement at the conclusion of the President’s State of the Union Address: “Strengthening our middle class has always been my top focus in representing Northwest and Central Illinois, so I was encouraged to hear the President speak tonight about working toward an economy that […]