Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Speaker Ryan Jamming through a 2,232 page, must-pass spending bill to prevent another shutdown

Omnibus includes language to fund the Peoria Ag Lab, Rock Island Arsenal and other key priorities across Illinois WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’18 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2018. Like most spending bills, there are some portions that Bustos supports and others she opposes – but, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Denounces President Trump’s Budget as an Attack on Hardworking Families Across the Heartland

Trump once again turns his back on rural America in budget proposal Amongst the damaging low-lights: Trump Administration again proposes killing nearly 200 good-paying jobs by closing the Peoria Ag Lab, defunding Crop Insurance that farmers depend on, and eliminating the programs that are funding the Barber-Colman Redevelopment in Rockford and the Q Multimodal Station […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos statement on President Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement about President Trump’s infrastructure plan: “On the night President Trump was elected, I said I’d be willing to work with his administration if they’re willing to make a real effort to strengthen our economy, and getting a substantive bipartisan infrastructure investment is an essential part […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on the State of the Union

“While I was pleased to hear President Trump offering to work across the aisle tonight, it doesn’t negate the fact that he’s pursued a highly partisan agenda in his first year rather than keeping his word to hardworking Americans across the Heartland. I hope that the President is sincere in his offer of a more […]