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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Meeting with Vladimir Putin

“President Trump should be holding Russia accountable for its attack on our nation, instead he stood at a podium and essentially gave Vladimir Putin a pass to do whatever he wants. There is unanimous consensus among our law enforcement leaders, intelligence community and foreign affairs experts that Russia carried out a coordinated strike on our […]