Bustos Helps Pass the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

Legislation Increases Access to PPP for Thousands More Small Businesses WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act to help thousands of additional small businesses access the program and provide applicants with more flexibility to access the relief they need to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Congresswoman […]

Bustos Statement on Extension of National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts After Curious Deadline Originally Set

More Than 70 Lawmakers Signed Bustos-led Request After National Guard Response Efforts Were Set to Expire Just Shy of Time Required to Qualify for Certain Benefits WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after President Trump announced that he will extend National Guard activations through mid-August. Current activations were set to […]

VIDEO: Bustos Announces New Program to Thank Local Heroes on Facebook Live

Moline – Today,Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a new “Thank You to Hometown Heroes” program during a Facebook Live, encouraging residents of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by submitting a digital thank you note. WATCH and SHARE the announcement on Congresswoman Bustos’ Facebook page here. “As […]

Bustos, LaHood Advocate to Keep Firefighters on the Job in Call to FEMA

As fire departments face unprecedented budget shortfalls, layoffs loom for many WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide our nation’s fire departments flexibility as they face unprecedented budget shortfalls while working to combat the spread of COVID-19. To help keep experienced […]