Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Opposes “Short-Sighted” DOD Decision To Go Ahead With Plan To Furlough Employees

Bustos Has Always Been Against The Across-The-Board Budget Cuts Known As Sequestration & Has Repeatedly Called On Congress To Work Together To Take Sequestration Off The Table    Bustos Also Called On Secretary Hagel To Avoid Making Civilian Furloughs This Year & Voted To Give DOD The Needed Flexibility To Reduce Spending Without Resorting To […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights To Protect Service Members Who Are Victims Of Sexual Assault

New Bipartisan Bill Would Give Enhanced Whistleblower Protections To Service Members Who Are Victims Of Sexual Violence Bustos Also Joins Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for newly-introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance whistleblower protections for service members who are victims of sexual violence.  The common sense Military Whistleblower Protection […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Presents Replacement Military Awards To Grandson Of Henry County World War II Veteran

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) presented replacement military awards to Jason Bates of Galva, the grandson of Cpl. Floyd Lee Wolf, who served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II.  Cpl. Wolf was born in Annawan in Henry County in 1923 and died in 1985.  Wolf’s original awards were lost due to […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces Legislation To Help Put Veterans Back To Work

The Troop Talent Act Of 2013 Would Help Facilitate The Transition Of Service Members From Active Duty To The Civilian Workforce & Reduce Unemployment For Veterans Earlier This Month, Bustos Introduced An Amendment That Would Have Made It Easier For Veterans To Be Connected To Cybersecurity Jobs Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Congresswoman […]