Bustos Introduces “Hero Street USA Commemorative Coin Act” To Honor Local Veterans & Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Hero Street USA Commemorative Coin Act, legislation that would authorize the U.S. Department of Treasury to issue commemorative coins to honor the sacrifice and service of the Hero Street community in Silvis, Illinois. To be minted in 2018, on the 50 year anniversary of its […]

Bustos, Duckworth, Loebsack Announce “Make It At Home Act” Included In Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-8) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-2) announced that the Make It At Home Act, a common sense bill that would help increase workload at our nation’s arsenals, was offered as an amendment that unanimously passed the House Armed Services Committee. It will now be […]

Bustos Helps Lead Bipartisan Effort To Increase Veteran Employment & Improve Crumbling Infrastructure

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the Veterans Jobs Caucus and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced that she joined with her Republican colleagues Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Don Young (AK-AL) to introduce the Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act. This bipartisan effort would boost employment opportunities for veterans in […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce Two Year Extension Of Rock Island Arsenal’s Humvee Ambulance Line

[ROCK ISLAND] – The Rock Island Arsenal’s Humvee ambulance production line will be extended another two years as a result of $60 million which U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) added to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill, the two Members of Congress announced today during a visit to […]