Congresswoman Bustos Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

Today, the House approved the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, sending the measure to the President’s desk Washington– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the House passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Earlier this week, the bill also passed […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Support Gold Star Families Passes the House

Bustos’ legislation to prevent landlords from taking advantage of Gold Star spouses first came to her attention from Kylie Riney, wife of Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Washington- Last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) took to the House floor to speak on the Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act, which passed with bipartisan support. Congresswoman Bustos […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on the Trump Administration’s $12 Billion Agricultural Aid Proposal

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) responded to the Trump Administration’s $12 billion proposal for federal agricultural programs to deal with the ongoing damage from the President’s rapidly escalating trade war. Bustos, a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the only Midwesterner in Democratic Elected House Leadership, issued the following statement: “Hardworking […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Appointed to Help Negotiate the Final Version of the Five-Year Farm Bill

Bustos will serve as one of the House Democrats who will hammer out the final details with their Senate Counterparts WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) announced her appointment to the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. The Conference Committee, made up of a select group of House and Senate members, will merge the […]