VIDEO: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Highlights how Trump’s Scandals Prevent Progress on Infrastructure and Job Creation

“At breakfast tables across our country, moms and dads turned on the morning news and had to explain obstruction of justice to their kids” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spoke on the House Floor and called for an independent investigation into allegations that President Trump may have obstructed an FBI investigation into his […]

Bipartisan Legislation Providing Greater Flexibility to Manage Water Infrastructure Introduced in U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced she has helped introduce bipartisan legislation to provide states and municipalities with greater flexibility to manage their wastewater and stormwater systems and improve their infrastructure long-term. The bill, the Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act, mirrors companion Senate legislation introduced by Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE). Joining Bustos in introducing […]

Reps. Bustos and Davis Pass Bipartisan Bill to Bring Fairness to Disaster Declarations

Legislation heads to the Senate Washington – U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Rodney Davis (R-IL), members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced their bill, H.R. 1665, the Disaster Declaration Improvement Act, passed the House and is now headed to the Senate for consideration. This bill would help ensure that when a […]

Bustos Talks Trump Cuts, Limestone Building

Originally appeared in the Sauk Valley Gazette. ROCK FALLS – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, who is touring her district to illustrate how President Trump’s proposed budget, could hurt rural America, turned the spotlight on Rock Falls Wednesday. The 17th District Democrat toured the Limestone Building site with Mayor Bill Wescott to learn more about removing […]