A Country That Works For Everyone

[[{“fid”:”226″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“height”:”360″,”width”:”680″,”alt”:”Martin Luther King Jr.”,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] By Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Growing up in central Illinois in the 1960s, I was taught at a young age the importance of treating everyone fairly, regardless of their race, ethnic background, religion or other personal characteristics. My Mom and Dad instilled in our family these basic American notions. As a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Named to Key Agriculture Subcommittees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to the Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee and the Livestock and Rural Development Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture.  Cheri was named to the House Committee on Agriculture on January 4th and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure last month.            […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Participates in National Day of Service & Meets Quad Cities Natives who are Performing at Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) participated with other freshman lawmakers in a bipartisan service project at Ideal Academy, a Washington-area school as part of the National Day of Service.  After, she visited in her office with Marlee Sullivan of Silvis and Alex Frye of Moline, two members of the 200-voice Festival Choir […]

In the Spotlight: As a member of Congress, looking out for farmers

By Congresswoman Cheri Bustos As a young girl growing up in central Illinois, few things made me happier than my family's regular trips to my grandparents' hog farm in Milford. I'd spend hours outside, playing with the baby pigs while taking in the sights, sounds, and yes, the smells. Ever since those days, I've had […]