Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act On 50th Anniversary Of Equal Pay Act

Bustos An Original Co-Sponsor Of Legislation To Ensure Illinois Women Equal Pay For Equal Work Illinois Women Still Only Make 77 Cents For Every Dollar Earned By Men Today, on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act into law, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Congress to pass the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act On Equal Pay Day

Cheri An Original Co-Sponsor Of Legislation To Ensure Equal Pay For Equal Work WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a common sense bill that would ensure equal pay for equal work.      “Equal pay is not simply a women’s issue, […]

Why I Celebrate Women’s History Month

It's Women’s History Month, a time when I think of the trailblazers who paved the way to give women like myself the opportunity to serve. I think of several Illinois women, like Jane Addams, who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and was the founder of the Hull House in Chicago, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Releases Video Message Commemorating Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released a video message commemorating Women’s History Month, which is celebrated during the month of March. [[{“fid”:”270″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Rep. Cheri Bustos Commemorates Women’s History Month”,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]]