MEMO: Bustos a Strong Advocate for Illinois Veterans since Taking Office

During her 18 months in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has been a strong advocate for the veterans that call Illinois’ 17th Congressional District home.  Bustos has made our veterans a top priority, crisscrossing the region on several veterans’ listening tours to hear their concerns and fighting relentlessly to expand and protect the benefits they’ve earned […]

Bustos Leads Group Of 116 Lawmakers In Calling On Congress To Stay In Session Until Veterans’ Healthcare Bill Is Passed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a group of 116 lawmakers in calling on Congress to stay in session, and forego the August district work period, until the passage of compromise legislation to help our nation’s veterans get access to the timely and quality healthcare they have earned and deserve.  Both the […]

Bustos Supports Bipartisan Effort To Make Travel Easier & More Comfortable For Aging Honor Flight Veterans

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) supported bipartisan legislation to make it easier and more comfortable for aging Honor Flight veterans, many of whom are seniors and suffering from physical ailments, to travel to and from Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor. “It is always an honor to help welcome the brave […]