Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Job-Creating Investment For New Wastewater Treatement Facility In Savanna

Wastewater Treatment Facility Will Create 20 New Jobs, Retain Over 200 Jobs, Promote Flood Disaster Resiliency & Help Spur Further Growth & Private Investment In Region Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the city of Savanna will receive a $2,020,000 investment through the Economic Development Administration to help construct a new wastewater treatment facility.  […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights To Protect Service Members Who Are Victims Of Sexual Assault

New Bipartisan Bill Would Give Enhanced Whistleblower Protections To Service Members Who Are Victims Of Sexual Violence Bustos Also Joins Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for newly-introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance whistleblower protections for service members who are victims of sexual violence.  The common sense Military Whistleblower Protection […]

Bustos, Loebsack Introduce New Legislation To Give More Flexibility To Students Receiving Pell Grants

Bill Would Give Students More Flexibility In Choosing Classes & Let Them Enter Workforce Faster Watch Video Of Bustos’ One Minute Floor Speech Introducing Bill HERE; More Information On Loebsack’s Original Legislation HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced new legislation to give more flexibility to students […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces 2013 Congressional Art Competition Winner & Runners-Up

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the 17th Congressional District winner and runners-up for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” The first place winner is Madison Thompson from Spoon River Valley High School who will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for the next year.  The four runners-up are Shyanne […]