Bustos Continues Fight To Ensure Veterans Get Care They Deserve & Earned

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her fight to ensure all veterans get the care they deserve and earned by supporting legislation that would expand veterans’ ability to seek care at non-VA (Veterans Administration) facilities under certain conditions, strengthen Congress’ oversight of the VA and eliminate performance-related bonuses for VA employees for […]

Rock Island Arsenal gets $110 million in federal funding

The United States Army is providing $110 million in funding for the Rock Island Arsenal, announced the bi-state, bipartisan delegation representing the Rock Island Arsenal including Senator Dick Durbin, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Tom Harkin, Representative Cheri Bustos, Congressman Bruce Braley and Congressman Dave Loebsack on Monday, June 9, 2014. The funding […]

Bustos Statement On Internal Va Audit Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the results of a nationwide internal audit into waitlist practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities: “Today’s report raises even more concerns about questionable practices at VA facilities that impact the timeliness, and subsequently, the quality of care we are […]

Bustos: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million In Federal Funding To Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload In Future

The bipartisan, bi-state delegation that represents the Rock Island Arsenal today announced that the United States Army has allocated $110 million in funding for the Arsenal through the Arsenal Sustainment Initiative, which will help ensure that the Arsenal remains competitive as it bids on additional workload through its partnerships with the private sector. Today’s announcement […]