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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Presents Replacement Military Awards To Grandson Of Henry County World War II Veteran

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) presented replacement military awards to Jason Bates of Galva, the grandson of Cpl. Floyd Lee Wolf, who served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II.  Cpl. Wolf was born in Annawan in Henry County in 1923 and died in 1985.  Wolf’s original awards were lost due to […]