BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH APPLAUD NEW DOT INITIATIVES TO PROTECT ROADSIDE FIRST RESPONDERS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), today applauded new U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) initiatives designed to help avoid traffic accidents and save the lives of first responders rushing to aid in emergencies. The new initiatives closely mirror legislation Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bill to Restore Protections Against Age Discrimination

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the bipartisan, bicameral Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA) to strengthen older Americans’ workplace rights and restore their ability to fight back against age discrimination. The bill would give all victims of workplace discrimination their fair day in court. “All employees deserve a safe work […]

Bustos Announces 2020 Valentines for Veterans

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her seventh annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our service members by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. Congresswoman Bustos has delivered more than 1,000 Valentines to local veterans since first launching the program. “As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m […]

Bustos Statement on Iran Conflict

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the recent conflict with Iran: “Last night, missiles rained down upon U.S. military bases in Iraq. Today, 15,000 more American troops are serving in the Middle East than six months ago. These facts demand that Congress exercise its constitutional oversight authority and ask […]