Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes in the House

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that Congresswoman Bustos introduced to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 17, 2007 while serving in Operation […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Fund Veterans Affairs, Military Construction, Energy and Water Development, and the Legislative Branch

Bill includes funding for Peoria Air National Guard’s new firehouse WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to help pass a bipartisan bill to fund Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2019. While the passage of this bill does not completely avert the threat […]

Congresswoman Bustos Accepting Applications for Military Academy Nominations

MOLINE, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2019. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Signed Into Law

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her bill renaming the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office” has been signed into law. This bill reached the […]