Bustos Bill To Honor Lane Evans By Renaming Galesburg VA Clinic Heads To President Obama

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House of Representatives unanimously passed her bill to rename the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.” The bill, also introduced in the Senate by Senators Durbin and Kirk, passed the Senate last week, and is now headed to President […]

Bustos Fights For Rock Island Arsenal, Troops, Military Families & To Address Sexual Assaults In Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) fought for the Rock Island Arsenal, our troops, military families and to address the growing sexual assault crisis in the military by supporting the bipartisan FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  “Providing support for brave service members and their families will always be a top priority […]

Senate Approves Bipartisan Legislation To Name Galesburg VA Clinic After Lane Evans

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced that the Senate unanimously approved legislation that would name a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.” U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) has led the effort in the House of Representatives to honor the legacy and public service […]

Bustos-Backed Veterans Employment Tax Credits Pass House

Today, two veterans employment tax credits championed by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) in her fight to put American veterans back to work passed the House of Representatives and will now be sent to the Senate for consideration. Last month, Bustos called on House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring up […]