Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans Passing a Tax Scam that will Raise Taxes on Millions of Middle Class Families to pay for a Massive Bailout to Billionaires

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted against Paul Ryan’s Billionaires-First tax plan that is projected to raise taxes for millions of hardworking middle-class families, increase the national debt by trillions of dollars and put programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Farm program payments at risk – all to provide a massive tax […]

Joined By Retired Teamsters & Miners, Senate & House Democrats Unveil New ‘Better Deal’ Proposal To Ensure 1.5 Million Retired Workers Across Country Keep Their Earned Pensions In Full

Without Congressional Action, The Retirement Benefits Of 1.5 Million Pension Plan Participant Across The Country Could Be At Risk Washington, D.C. – Senate and House Democrats today unveiled the latest tenet of their economic agenda, “A Better Deal,” which would ensure the pensions that American workers have earned over a lifetime of work are safeguarded and […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Fairview Post Office in Honor of Sgt. Douglas Riney Passes in the House

Sgt. Riney died defending our freedom in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 19, 2016 leaving behind his wife Kylie, his two children, James and Elea, and a community that will never forget his sacrifice WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of her bill to […]

House Passes National Defense Bill that Congresswoman Bustos helped negotiate

Bustos served on the Conference Committee that pounded out the final version of this year’s defense bill Bustos included several of her key priorities in this year’s defense bill to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal, provide our troops with the tools they need to succeed and ensure a bright future for Illinois’ aerospace and logistics […]