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 […]

Photo Release: Bustos Recognizes Record-Setting Number Of Women In New Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with the women of the House Democratic Caucus in recognition that the new 114th Congress has the most women Members in American history. There are currently 104 serving. Since taking office, Bustos has been a champion for working women and working families. Last year, she released […]

YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]