Bustos Statement on her Vote for the National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – Tonight, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill authorizes roughly $543 billion in base budget authority and $59 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, equaling a total of $602 billion in discretionary funds. The base budget authority includes roughly $523.6 billion for the Department of […]

Wesley Greenwood

“I was applying to the VA for assistance with dental, eye, and medicine costs. As I was told I didn’t qualify, I asked Cheri Bustos for assistance. Afterall, I served in the army, including 10 months in Korea and feel I deserved assistance. Cheri Bustos and her staff were great to work with and their […]

Bustos-Duckworth-Loebsack Rock Island Arsenal-Strengthening Provisions Included in New Defense Budget

WASHINGTON – The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that passed the House Armed Services Committee early this morning includes bipartisan provisions of the Army Arsenal Revitalization Act and the Make It At Home Act authored by Reps. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02). The provisions of these bills […]