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 […]

Bustos Statement On Resignation Of VA Secretary Shinseki

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the resignation of Eric Shinseki, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):  “Secretary Shinseki’s resignation today, while appropriate, will not itself solve the systemic problems within the VA.  New leadership, however, is a necessary first step in restoring faith in […]

Bustos calls for full criminal investigation into VA system & resignation of Sec. Shinseki following release of interim report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in light of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General’s interim report, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a full, system-wide Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into allegations of potential criminal activity by employees of the VA and for the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.  […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos honors fallen, pledges commitment to veterans on Memorial Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2014 Contact: Colin Milligan 202-225-5905 Colin.Milligan@mail.house.gov CONGRESSWOMAN CHERI BUSTOS HONORS FALLEN, PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement before commemorating Memorial Day in Rockford: “Today, I join all Americans in remembering and paying tribute to the men and women who have […]