Bustos Announces 2020 Valentines for Veterans

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her seventh annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our service members by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. Congresswoman Bustos has delivered more than 1,000 Valentines to local veterans since first launching the program. “As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

Bustos Helps Pass National Defense Authorization Act With Local Wins

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Included in Final Package Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included her key provisions to support Gold Star families and spouses […]

BUSTOS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HONOR SENIOR AIRMAN DANIEL MILLER JR. BY RENAMING THE POST OFFICE IN GALESBURG, ILLINOIS, IN HIS MEMORY

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office on East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois, as the “Senior Airman Daniel Miller Post Office Building.” Senior Airman Miller was killed in action protecting our nation on January 7, 2007 by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while performing duties in […]