PHOTOS: BUSTOS HELPS PASS THE LEGION ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs – helped pass the LEGION Act, which extends American Legion membership eligibility to honorably discharged veterans who served in unrecognized times of war since World War II. The American Legion is a congressionally chartered […]

VIDEO: Bustos Helps Pass Robust National Defense Bill

VIDEO: Watch Congresswoman Bustos Speak in Support of the National Defense Authorization Act Following Bustos’ Bipartisan Congressional Mission to Middle East, National Defense Authorization Act Passes Full House With Critical Bustos Amendments Included WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense […]

Bustos Statement on Toyota Adopting Protections for Spouses of Injured Servicemembers

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded Toyota’s recent decision to provide protections for spouses of servicemembers who sustain catastrophic injury detailed in her bipartisan, bicameral legislation – the Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act. This bill would extend home and automobile leasing protections in the Servicemembers Civil Relief […]

Bustos Helps Pass Major Funding Package to Strengthen Water Infrastructure, Support Local Workers, Peoria Ag Lab, Rural Veterans & Military Projects

Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey Praises Bustos’ “Tireless Work” for Illinois’ 17th District With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Five-Bill Appropriations Minibus Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package out of the House of Representatives. The legislation is a five-bill minibus […]