PHOTOS: Bustos, a Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Celebrated Independence Day with Illinois Troops in Middle East WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, has returned from a Congressional Mission to the Middle East that included stops in Qatar and Israel. Congresswoman Bustos visited as part […]

Bustos Statement on Oral Arguments in Washington Republican Case to Strike Down Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON – Today, as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Washington Republicans’ Texas v. U.S. lawsuit, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted the devastating impact the case could have on hardworking families in Illinois and across the country. The administration’s dangerous lawsuit would eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement […]

Duckworth, Durbin, Bustos Announce Over $11 Million for Chicago Rockford International Airport

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today announced $11,296,026 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant funding to help improve the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford. The funding will help Chicago Rockford International Airport rehabilitate runways and taxiways. “Investing in our airport infrastructure […]

Bustos Statement on Fourth of July

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement in advance of the Fourth of July:   “On this day, Americans across the country will come together for parades, barbeques and gatherings to celebrate a common set of values and freedoms we all hold dear. As we celebrate the founding of our nation, these […]