Bustos Stands Up for Consumers, Helps Pass Legislation to Strengthen Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass H.R. 1500 – the Consumers First Act. The legislation would restore and protect the enforcement ability of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Consumer Bureau), which was created to protect consumers in the marketplace after the financial crisis in 2008. “Illinoisans elected me to fight for the […]

Bustos Scores Victories for Workers, Small Business and Water Infrastructure in Appropriations Bills

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Head to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a pair of robust funding bills out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes multiple provisions pushed by Congresswoman Bustos. Both pieces of legislation will now head to the House floor […]

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. […]

Bustos Strengthens Waterways in Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

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