Why I Celebrate Women’s History Month

It's Women’s History Month, a time when I think of the trailblazers who paved the way to give women like myself the opportunity to serve. I think of several Illinois women, like Jane Addams, who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and was the founder of the Hull House in Chicago, […]

Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Meets With Outstanding Young Farmers Of America Winners From Knox County

[[{“fid”:”274″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“height”:”480″,”width”:”640″,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met with Andrew and Karlie Bowman of Oneida, Illinois, which is located in Knox County.  Andrew and Karlie are winners of the Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) of America award, which is the oldest farmer recognition program in the United States.  The goals of the OYF […]

Durbin, Kirk, Bustos, Davis Bill Would Promote Public-Private Partnerships For Lock & Dam Modernization

Legislation would help clear $60 billion backlog in Army Corps projects, including water infrastructure upgrades along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve the nation’s water […]