Bustos Legislation to Support Gold Star Spouses Passes U.S. Senate, Heads to President’s Desk

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act to support widows and widowers of fallen soldiers, sending the bill to the President’s desk. The bill extends residential leasing protections to surviving spouses of servicemembers killed in the line of duty. The language of this legislation was included […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes the Senate

Bill heads to the President’s Desk to be signed into law WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Senate has passed her bill to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” In September, Bustos’ bill passed the House and, with […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes in the House

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that Congresswoman Bustos introduced to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 17, 2007 while serving in Operation […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Fund Veterans Affairs, Military Construction, Energy and Water Development, and the Legislative Branch

Bill includes funding for Peoria Air National Guard’s new firehouse WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to help pass a bipartisan bill to fund Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2019. While the passage of this bill does not completely avert the threat […]