With their Deadline Up, Congresswoman Bustos Takes out the Red Pen to Demand Secretaries Nielsen and Azar Come Clean about How Many Tax Dollars They’re Spending on Trump’s Child Separation Policy

Bustos-led letter signed by more than 100 House Democrats gave the Departments of Homeland Security and Health & Human Services until Tuesday to Inform Congress of the Cost to Taxpayers for their Inhumane Policy Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) took out her red pen and updated a letter she had previously sent […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Recent Trip to South Korea

Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea since President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos discussed her recent trip to the Republic of Korea, which is more commonly referred to as South Korea. Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea following […]

Bustos Announces More Than $7 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Programs

Washington– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced more than $7 million in funding for the operation of three Head Start programs throughout Northwest and Central Illinois. The three grant recipients are the Northwestern Illinois Community Actions Agency, Rock Island-Milan School District and Tri-County Opportunities Council. The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and […]

Bustos Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Against Hardworking Families

The Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of powerful special interests in Janus v. AFSCME undermines public sector unions Washington, D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling in the case of Janus v. AFSCME that undermines protections for 17.3 million public employees throughout the United States. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, who represents Illinois where this […]