Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to End Shutdown, Fund Effective Border Security Measures to Keep Communities Safe

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) again helped pass legislation to end the shutdown and keep communities safe with effective border security measures. The legislation is a package of six appropriations bills resulting from a House-Senate compromise agreed upon last year. It also includes language ensuring federal employees who are working without pay or […]

Bustos Announces 2019 Valentines for Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our veterans by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. “This Valentine’s Day, I encourage everyone across our region to consider joining me in making valentines for our veterans,” Congresswoman Bustos said. […]

Bustos to Continue Serving on Agriculture Committee in 116th Congress

Bustos will continue to fight for family farmers across Northwest and Central Illinois by serving her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was appointed by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee. As the House Appropriations Committee is an […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]