Bustos, Loebsack-Backed Initiative To Guarantee Back Pay For Furloughed Workers Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) that would protect local workers’ pay jeopardized by the federal government shutdown unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act,, would ensure that all federal employees across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights For Local Workers’ Pay During Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for a bill to protect workers’ pay jeopardized by a federal government shutdown.  The bipartisan Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act would ensure that all federal employees across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, including those at the Rock Island Arsenal and Peoria Air National Guard, receive […]

Bustos Takes Action to Help Prevent a Future Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for the No Government, No Pay Act, which would help prevent a future government shutdown by suspending pay for Members of Congress during a shutdown.  “If we don’t want to be confronted with another government shutdown lawmakers need to have some skin in the game,” […]