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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Opposes “Short-Sighted” DOD Decision To Go Ahead With Plan To Furlough Employees

Bustos Has Always Been Against The Across-The-Board Budget Cuts Known As Sequestration & Has Repeatedly Called On Congress To Work Together To Take Sequestration Off The Table    Bustos Also Called On Secretary Hagel To Avoid Making Civilian Furloughs This Year & Voted To Give DOD The Needed Flexibility To Reduce Spending Without Resorting To […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos To Post Official Meetings Online To Increase Transparency & Enhance Accountablity To Constituents

Bustos’ Weekly Schedule Of Official Meetings Can Be Found HERE Bustos Also Joins Bipartisan Transparency Caucus Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has started to post her weekly schedule of official meetings on her website to promote further transparency and openness in government and to stay accountable to her constituents.  Going forward, Bustos’ […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos: Independent Investigation Of IRSNeeded

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement condemning the recent reports of inappropriate activity at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and calling for an independent investigation: “Recent reports that the IRS singled out organizations for additional review based solely on their political leanings is deeply troubling and I condemn this apparent abuse of […]