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 […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Support Gold Star Families Passes the House

Bustos’ legislation to prevent landlords from taking advantage of Gold Star spouses first came to her attention from Kylie Riney, wife of Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Washington- Last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) took to the House floor to speak on the Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act, which passed with bipartisan support. Congresswoman Bustos […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Recent Trip to South Korea

Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea since President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos discussed her recent trip to the Republic of Korea, which is more commonly referred to as South Korea. Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea following […]

Bustos Welcomes Veterans from Peoria Honor Flight to Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos greeted more than 70 veterans from Peoria’s Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial. The veterans she welcomed today were primarily veterans of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. Congresswoman Bustos has welcomed more than 30 Honor Flights to Washington since being sworn into office. […]