Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Reacts to President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) offered the following statement after President Obama’s final State of the Union Address:   “America has always been a nation forged on the dream of building a better, more inclusive society, where all of our families can have a fair shot at success,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “We've made great […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Fund Federal Government and Invest in Illinois

Washington, D.C.  – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined a bipartisan majority in voting for the federal Omnibus funding bill. This legislation, which funds the Federal Government through September 2016, makes significant investments in workforce training, Head Start, community health centers, infrastructure, national security, veterans and Justice Department programs to combat the scourge of heroin addiction. […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to Enhance Refugee Screening Process

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted in favor of H.R. 4038, the American SAFE Act of 2015.   “With its deadly attacks in Paris, ISIS already has proven its capacity and determination to kill everyday people. We have an obligation to do everything in our power to protect the American people. That includes […]

Reps. Bustos and Loebsack present 31 Quad-City Veterans Stories to Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-2) participated in an event at the Library of Congress where they presented video and audio records of 31 veterans from the Quad-Cities. The interviews were conducted by Quad-Cities PBS station WQPT.   “It’s because of the service and sacrifice of our veterans […]