Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Fund Veterans Affairs, Military Construction, Energy and Water Development, and the Legislative Branch

Bill includes funding for Peoria Air National Guard’s new firehouse WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to help pass a bipartisan bill to fund Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2019. While the passage of this bill does not completely avert the threat […]

Congresswoman Bustos Accepting Applications for Military Academy Nominations

MOLINE, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2019. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Signed Into Law

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her bill renaming the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office” has been signed into law. This bill reached the […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Support Gold Star Families Passes the House

Bustos’ legislation to prevent landlords from taking advantage of Gold Star spouses first came to her attention from Kylie Riney, wife of Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Washington- Last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) took to the House floor to speak on the Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act, which passed with bipartisan support. Congresswoman Bustos […]