Bustos Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “Like all Americans, I was horrified and outraged by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of poisonous gas against his own people, including innocent women and children. This is just the latest war crime committed by Assad over the course of […]

Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]

Bustos Nominates 11 Illinois Students for United States Service Academies

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated 11 Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2017. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Office Delivers more than 600 Valentines for Veterans

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her office delivered more than 600 valentines across the 17th Congressional District as part of her annual “Valentines for Veterans” drive. Bustos, who organized this effort to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice, spearheaded the effort to collect valentines from families across the 17th District and […]