BUSTOS STATEMENT ON EXPORT-IMPORT BANK REAUTHORIZATION

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after she helped pass The United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 out of the House, which would reauthorize and expand the Export-Import Bank for ten years: “The Export-Import Bank supports hundreds of jobs in our community and contributes to the economic well-being […]

PHOTOS: BUSTOS STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP TO SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Bustos Submitted the Rural Green Partnership to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis in August WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) testified before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on the importance of including rural America in the discussion about how to address climate change. Specifically, she spoke about her Rural […]

BUSTOS PRESSES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ON ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROTECTION FAILURES

Office of Inspector General Report Details Inability to Properly Implement the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – pushed representatives from the VA on an inability to properly implement […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS, LOEBSACK ANNOUNCE ADDITION OF 50 JOBS AT ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02), today announced the addition of 50 new human resources professional positions at Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) through the U.S. Army’s Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA) in order to support the Defense Health Agency […]