VIDEO: Bustos Presses VA Secretary on Veterans’ Access to Health Care, Transportation in Rural Areas

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary Wilkie WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, questioned Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie during a Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee hearing. Congresswoman Bustos drew on past conversations she has had with local veterans, which is […]

Bustos Meets with Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of the National Guard to Outline Defense Priorities for Illinois’ 17th District

CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos and Secretary Wilson CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos, General Lengyel and National Guard Leadership WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) outlined defense priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District in meetings with Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force and General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of […]

Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

VIDEO: Bustos Reminds Illinoisans to Submit “Valentines for Veterans” by Friday

VIDEO: Bustos, Students Urge Participation in “Valentines for Veterans” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinoisans that the deadline to submit a handmade Valentine’s Day card as part of her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program is this Friday, February 8. “With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I want to remind everyone to join me […]