Party Lines Fall By Wayside For Bipartisan College Rape Bills

A flurry of legislation filed this week aiming to address college sexual assault suggests Republican lawmakers have ignored conservative pundits’ insistence there is no campus rape epidemic. A day after Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) unveiled their anticipated campus rape package, a House companion version was submitted Thursday afternoon with as many […]

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 […]