Bustos Pushes For Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests For Servicemembers and Their Families

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined her colleagues on a letter to the Department of Defense urging Secretary Lloyd Austin to make at-home COVID-19 tests available to service members and their families at no cost and without unnecessary medical requirements. In the letter, the Members encourage the Department of Defense to provide the more than 9.6 […]

Bustos Delivers More Than 300 Valentines for Veterans

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her office delivered more than 300 valentines across Northwest and Central Illinois as part of her ninth annual “Valentines for Veterans” drive. Bustos, who organized this effort to thank our Veterans for their service and sacrifice, spearheaded the effort to collect valentines from Illinois families and […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bill to Automatically Enroll Veterans in VA Health Care Services

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, voted for the Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act which would automatically enroll all eligible veterans into Veterans Affairs (VA) health care services. The legislation passed the House with bipartisan support.  “When our nation’s Veterans leave military service, […]

Bustos Announces 2022 Valentines for Veterans

Participants are encouraged to mail Valentine’s Day cards to Bustos’ Illinois offices to be distributed due to COVID-19 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her ninth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Northwest, Northern and Central Illinois to show appreciation for our veterans by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. “As Valentine’s Day approaches, […]