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 […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Veterans from Peoria Honor Flight to Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted 80 veterans from Peoria’s Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial. The veterans she welcomed to our nation’s capital today served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization committed to bringing veterans to our nation’s […]

Bustos Delivers Local Priorities in Defense Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Defense Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a strong Defense funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes numerous local priorities. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. […]