Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Accepting Applications For Military Academy Nominations

Deadline Is November 15th To Submit Military Academy Nomination Applications To Rep. Bustos WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2014.  “Our […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights For Local Workers’ Pay During Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for a bill to protect workers’ pay jeopardized by a federal government shutdown.  The bipartisan Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act would ensure that all federal employees across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, including those at the Rock Island Arsenal and Peoria Air National Guard, receive […]

Lawmaker leads effort for veterans

Just about every politician considers veterans essential. The question is, will VA employees get that distinction in a government shutdown? Thursday, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, whose district includes Whiteside County, led an effort to protect veterans in the event of a “politically induced” shutdown. She wrote a letter, signed by 36 of her […]