Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

VIDEO: Bustos Reminds Illinoisans to Submit “Valentines for Veterans” by Friday

VIDEO: Bustos, Students Urge Participation in “Valentines for Veterans” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinoisans that the deadline to submit a handmade Valentine’s Day card as part of her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program is this Friday, February 8. “With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I want to remind everyone to join me […]

Bustos Announces 2019 Valentines for Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our veterans by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. “This Valentine’s Day, I encourage everyone across our region to consider joining me in making valentines for our veterans,” Congresswoman Bustos said. […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]