Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Recognize the Month of the Military Child

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral resolutions to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child. “To every child who has said goodbye to a parent during their service to our country or started at a new school due to a military move […]

Bustos Nominates Five Illinois Students for U.S. Service Academies

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated five Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2022. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: the U.S. Military Academy in […]

Bustos Pushes For Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests For Servicemembers and Their Families

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined her colleagues on a letter to the Department of Defense urging Secretary Lloyd Austin to make at-home COVID-19 tests available to service members and their families at no cost and without unnecessary medical requirements. In the letter, the Members encourage the Department of Defense to provide the more than 9.6 […]