Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Greets Illinois Veterans At World War II Memorial

Broadcast Quality Video Of Bustos Welcoming Local Veterans To Washington HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities at the World War II Memorial in Washington.   Broadcast quality video of Bustos welcoming the local veterans to Washington can be found HERE. “It was an honor to […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights To Cut Down On Growing Va Claims Backlog

Bustos Introduces Bill That Would Help Expedite VA Claims, Which Now Take An Average Of 279 Days To Complete    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced a bill that would help cut down on the growing […]

Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Recognizes Naval Officer’s Achievement At Bipartisan Wreath Laying Ceremony

Photos From Today’s Event At The Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery Can Be Found HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) participated in a bipartisan wreath laying ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.  For over 15 years, the bipartisan […]

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 […]