Bustos Statement as Trump Celebrates Attacks on the Press

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s celebrations of attacks on the press at recent rallies: “As a former investigative reporter and editor, I understand first-hand how critical our First Amendment rights are to our nation and democracy. When the President attacks the press, he attacks the […]

Bustos Fights for Desperately-Needed Nutrition Assistance, Aid for Farmers, CCC Protections in Continuing Resolution

BUSTOS: “With the provisions I fought to secure in the Continuing Resolution, the House is delivering both assistance for those in need and accountability for our American farmers and producers.” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after casting her vote to help pass the Continuing Resolution, which will keep the federal government open through […]

Bustos Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Many women speak of making sure others have a seat at the table, but Justice Ginsburg built the chairs in which we rest.” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement this evening in response to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “Tonight, we mourn the loss of one of […]

Bustos Condemns Anti-Asian Sentiment Related to COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass H. Res. 908 to condemn all forms of anti-Asian sentiment related to COVID-19. The resolution recognizes and denounces the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, which have been linked to the usage of racist terms like “Kung Flu” or “China Virus.” It also calls on federal and state […]