Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Expand GI Bill Benefits to National Guard & Reserves

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, voted to pass the bipartisan Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021. The bill would make GI Bill benefits consistent between members of the National Guard and Reserve who increasingly conduct similar training and missions as […]

Bustos Statement on Signing of Legislation Honoring Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the signing of legislation to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal honoring service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan. On August 26, 2021, during the emergency evacuation of citizens of the United States and vulnerable Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International […]

Bustos Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation Honoring Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement in support of legislation to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal honoring servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan. On August 26, 2021, during the emergency evacuation of citizens of the United States and vulnerable Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International Airport, 13 […]

Bustos Statement Honoring Veterans Day

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement honoring Veterans Day.  “Each Veterans Day, we have the opportunity to honor the service of our heroic Armed Forces – both those serving today and those no longer in uniform – and the chance to thank them for the tremendous sacrifice made to protect […]