Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Speaker Boehner To Allow Up-Or-Down Vote To Replace Sequester

Earlier This Week, Department Of Defense Announced Furloughs Of Employees Would Continue Due To Sequester Cuts Bustos Calls On Congress To Replace Sequester With Balanced Solution That Doesn’t Lead To Job Losses WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today called on Speaker John Boehner to allow an up-or-down vote to replace the sequester with […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Send Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill To House Floor

Bill Contains Bustos-Sponsored Amendment That Would Aid Improvements To River Transportation Infrastructure, Flood Prevention, & Drought Relief, Including Aging Locks & Dams On Mississippi & Illinois Rivers Five-Year Farm Bill Will Also Provide A Stable & Strong Crop Insurance Program, Create Jobs & Encourage Veterans To Farm WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a […]

Durbin, Kirk, Bustos & Davis Announce Senate Approval Of Their Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Public-Private Partnerships To Repair Locks & Dams

Legislation, included as part of the Senate Water Resources Development Act, would help clear $60 billion backlog in Army Corps projects [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 announced that their bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Commemorates Peace Officers Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement commemorating Peace Officers Memorial Day, which takes place on May 15th and recognizes local, state and federal law enforcement officials.  Bustos’ husband, Gerry, is the Under-Sheriff of Rock Island County and Commander of the Quad-Cities Bomb Squad. “Starting out my journalism career covering […]