Bustos Helps Pass National Defense Authorization Act With Local Wins

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Included in Final Package Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included her key provisions to support Gold Star families and spouses […]

BUSTOS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HONOR SENIOR AIRMAN DANIEL MILLER JR. BY RENAMING THE POST OFFICE IN GALESBURG, ILLINOIS, IN HIS MEMORY

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office on East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois, as the “Senior Airman Daniel Miller Post Office Building.” Senior Airman Miller was killed in action protecting our nation on January 7, 2007 by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while performing duties in […]

BUSTOS PRESSES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ON ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROTECTION FAILURES

Office of Inspector General Report Details Inability to Properly Implement the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – pushed representatives from the VA on an inability to properly implement […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS, LOEBSACK ANNOUNCE ADDITION OF 50 JOBS AT ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02), today announced the addition of 50 new human resources professional positions at Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) through the U.S. Army’s Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA) in order to support the Defense Health Agency […]