Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act

In addition to supporting Rockford’s defense industry and Peoria’s Air National Guard Base, Bustos successfully included two amendments to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal through improved leasing and workload requirements WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. This bill authorizes $621.5 billion in discretionary base budget authority, […]

Bustos, LaHood Successfully Advocate for Peoria Agriculture Lab Appropriations Funding

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the House Appropriations Committee included funding for the Peoria Agriculture Research Lab in their markup of the agriculture appropriations bill. Representatives Bustos and LaHood previously sent a letter urging the Appropriations Committee Chairman and Ranking Member to maintain federal funding for Peoria’s […]

Bustos Returns from the Middle East

Bustos Visited Israel and Jordan as Part of Trip with several Members of Congress to Learn More about the Region and National Security Issues WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) returned from Israel and Jordan as part of a trip to the Middle East with several Members of Congress. On the trip – which came […]

Congresswoman Bustos Departs for Trip to Middle East

Bustos will Visit Israel and Jordan as Part of Trip with several Members of Congress to Learn More about the Region and National Security Issues WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) departed for Israel and Jordan as part of a trip to the Middle East with several Members of Congress. On the trip – […]