Bustos, Gianforte, Axne, Balderson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Cadet Nurses

WASHINGTON – Today Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Greg Gianforte (MT-AL), Cindy Axne (IA-3) and Troy Balderson (OH-12) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to honor Cadet Nurses who served during World War II by distinguishing them as honorary veterans, as well as providing them with burial privileges. This piece of legislation was chosen to be introduced close […]

VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Peoria Air National Guard, Rock Island Arsenal During Appropriations Hearing

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos ICYMI: Military leader says national emergency declaration poses an “unacceptable risk” for readiness and national security WASHINGTON – Yesterday in a hearing of a powerful House Appropriations subcommittee regarding military construction requests, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) addressed the allocation of $9 million for a new Fire House at […]

VIDEO: Bustos Presses VA Secretary on Veterans’ Access to Health Care, Transportation in Rural Areas

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary Wilkie WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, questioned Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie during a Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee hearing. Congresswoman Bustos drew on past conversations she has had with local veterans, which is […]

Bustos Meets with Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of the National Guard to Outline Defense Priorities for Illinois’ 17th District

CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos and Secretary Wilson CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos, General Lengyel and National Guard Leadership WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) outlined defense priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District in meetings with Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force and General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of […]