Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech On New Effort To Put Our Veterans Back To Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives introducing the Jobs for Heroes Act, a new effort Bustos is leading to put our veterans back to work by renewing and expanding two tax credits for businesses that prioritize hiring veterans and are set […]

Quad-City Times: Bustos introduces veterans bill

U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, both proposed Wednesday to expand and extend soon-to-expire tax incentives aimed at encouraging the hiring of veterans. Unemployment among veterans is a problem, particularly among younger ones. Veterans between the ages of 18 and 24 have a jobless rate of 20.4 percent, 5 percent higher than […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Leads New Effort To Put Our Veterans Back To Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, with input from her recent “Standing up for our Veterans” tour across Illinois’ 17th District, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spearheaded a new effort to create jobs for our nation’s veterans.  The Jobs for Heroes Act, introduced by Bustos, would not only extend, but also expand two expiring federal business tax credits […]