Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

Bustos Legislation to Support Gold Star Spouses Passes U.S. Senate, Heads to President’s Desk

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act to support widows and widowers of fallen soldiers, sending the bill to the President’s desk. The bill extends residential leasing protections to surviving spouses of servicemembers killed in the line of duty. The language of this legislation was included […]

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

Bill heads to the President’s Desk to be signed into law WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Senate has passed her bill to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” In September, Bustos’ bill passed the House and, with […]

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 […]