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. […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos Testifies on Her Legislation to Support the Spouses of our Fallen Heroes

Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) testified on her bipartisan Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act at the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. Bustos introduced bipartisan legislation earlier this week with Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)  that would allow surviving military spouses to break their leases without penalty in the aftermath of losing their spouse […]