Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Continues Efforts To Put Veterans Back To Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to create jobs for our nation’s veterans by introducing the Jobs for Heroes Act, legislation that would not only reauthorize, but also expand and make permanent two currently expired federal business tax credits designed to spur veteran employment. Congressman Mike Quigley (IL-05) joined with Bustos […]

Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Veterans Receive Official ID Card

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to allow veterans to receive official identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by supporting the bipartisan Veteran’s ID Card Act. Currently, the VA only offers ID cards to those who have served at least 20 years in the Armed Forces or those who […]