Bustos & Wenstrup Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support the Widows and Widowers of our Fallen Heroes

Common sense legislation would allow surviving military spouses to break their leases without penalty in the aftermath of losing their spouse in service to our nation Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH-2) introduced bipartisan legislation to support widows and widowers of our fallen heroes as they adjust following the death […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to Honor Captain Joshua E. Steele by renaming the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois, in his memory

WASHINGTON – Today, during the first week of Military Appreciation Month when Congress is in session, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan […]

House Passes FAA Bill With Several Provisions Congresswoman Bustos Included

Bipartisan Bustos proposals in Federal Aviation Bill include: -Bringing Fairness to Federal Disaster Declarations -Identifying workforce needs in the Aviation Maintenance Industry; and -Updating Hiring Preference Rules to Include more Veterans   WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, voted for a bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration bill […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce New Guidance From Army To Improve Rock Island Arsenal Competitiveness

ROCK ISLAND – U.S Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today announced new guidance from the Army that will help manufacturing at the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) remain competitive with the private sector and maintain a reliable workload. The new guidance will ensure that RIA is given fair consideration for every Army […]