Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Fairview Post Office in Honor of Sgt. Douglas Riney Passes the Senate

Sgt. Riney died defending our freedom in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 19, 2016 leaving behind his wife Kylie, his two children, James and Elea, and a community that will never forget his sacrifice WASHINGTON, DC—Last night, Congresswoman Bustos’ bill to rename the Fairview Post Office the “Sergeant Douglas J. Riney Post Office” after Fairview’s own […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Passes the House

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of her bill to rename the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to End the Shutdown

Bustos cites bipartisan Senate commitment to addressing long-term issues of military spending, disaster relief, health care and other issues before the next shutdown deadline Short-term spending package gives Congressional Leaders until February 8th to negotiate before new deadline Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to end the government shutdown. Bustos announced last week that her office would […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces she will vote against the fourth short-term budget extension

After voting three times in the last year to give Speaker Ryan more time to work on a long-term budget, Bustos says enough is enough Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will vote against Speaker Ryan’s fourth short-term budget extension in a year. Bustos, who previously supported short-term extensions, decided that it’s […]