VIDEO: Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal Manufacturing Capabilities to Navy Secretary

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY20 Navy and Marine Corps Budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) raised the prospect of future partnerships between the Navy and Rock Island Arsenal to the Secretary of Navy, Richard V. Spencer. In June of 2018, Secretary […]

Bustos, Wenstrup Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support Spouses of Injured Servicemembers

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to support the spouses of servicemembers who sustain catastrophic injury. The Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act would extend home and automobile leasing protections in the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, allowing the spouses of catastrophically […]

VIDEO: In Hearing with Army Secretary, Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal’s Manufacturing Center

Secretary of Army calls Rock Island Arsenal facility “game changer” for Army sustainability WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY2020 Army budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for the efforts of the Rock Island Arsenal’s Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Army Sustainment Command to the Secretary of […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Local Defense Priorities to Air Force Secretary

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos WASHINGTON – In a House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday afternoon regarding the FY2020 Air Force budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) stressed the importance of local defense priorities to the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson. Yesterday’s hearing gave Congresswoman Bustos an opportunity to follow up on […]