Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces Legislation To Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates From Doubling In July

Cheri Joins Colleagues To Introduce Legislation To Prevent Stafford Student Loans From Doubling On July 1st Action Comes Days After Bustos Completes Week-Long Community College Tour Of Illinois’ 17th District WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with other members of the House of Representatives in introducing the Student Loan Affordability Act, which […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act On Equal Pay Day

Cheri An Original Co-Sponsor Of Legislation To Ensure Equal Pay For Equal Work WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a common sense bill that would ensure equal pay for equal work.      “Equal pay is not simply a women’s issue, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement Following Meeting With Rock Island Arsenal Officials & Senator Durbin

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after meeting, along with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, with officials at the Rock Island Arsenal this morning: “I was pleased to meet with leaders from the Rock Island Arsenal this morning to discuss current operations, the impact of the sequester, and the ways that we can […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Including Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison In Upcoming Budget

Bustos Urges President To Include Funding For Activation Of Illinois’ Thomson Correctional Center In FY14 Budget Proposal To Be Released April 10th Thomson Correctional Center Would Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding & Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to include funding for the […]