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 […]

VA Answers Bustos’ Call To Improve Access To Healthcare For Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) heeded her call to expand veterans’ access to healthcare by modifying the calculation used to determine whether a veteran is eligible to receive care at a non-VA medical facility through the Veterans Choice Program. “I’m pleased that the […]

Bustos Urges Va To Improve Access To Care For Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of 49 other Members of Congress urged Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald to improve veterans’ access to medical care under the Veterans Choice program. The program, established by the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act signed by the President last August, […]

Bustos Continues Bipartisan Push For 100% American Made Flags

Bustos’ Fight For American Made Flags In Response To Concerns From Local Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push to ensure the federal government purchases only U.S. flags made from 100 percent American-made materials by introducing the bipartisan All-American Flag Act. Bustos’ efforts to promote American-made flags are in response […]