Bustos: Secretary Carson’s Actions Reinforce Need for Better Accountability Laws

Bustos Introduced Legislation to Crack Down on Wasteful Cabinet Spending Earlier This Year WASHINGTON – A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showed that Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson broke the law when he neglected to report an order for a more than $30,000 dining set and $8,000 dishwasher for his […]

Rockford Register Star: Rockford airport to add 500 jobs

By: Isaac Guerrero ROCKFORD — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation’s 22nd-busiest airfreight hub will soon add 500 jobs. The grant, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Cheri Bustos, comes from the U.S. Department […]

Bustos Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after H.R. 5, the Equality Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today, I was proud to vote in favor of the Equality Act – along with our entire Democratic Caucus – because we must eradicate discrimination of all kinds. Nobody should be fired […]

Bustos, House Democrats Pass Legislation to Bring Down the Cost of Health Care and Prescription Drugs

Last Week, House Passed Additional Legislation to Rein in Prescription Drug Prices and Protect Health Care for People with Pre-Existing Conditions WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and House Democrats passed major legislation to lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs – delivering on a key commitment to the American people. H.R. […]