Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces Legislation To Help Put Veterans Back To Work

The Troop Talent Act Of 2013 Would Help Facilitate The Transition Of Service Members From Active Duty To The Civilian Workforce & Reduce Unemployment For Veterans Earlier This Month, Bustos Introduced An Amendment That Would Have Made It Easier For Veterans To Be Connected To Cybersecurity Jobs Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Congresswoman […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Opposes “Chained Cpi” Proposal In President’s Budget That Could Cut Social Security Benefits For Seniors & Veterans

Bustos Helps Introduce Resolution Opposing The Use Of Chained CPI In Calculating Social Security Benefits Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced a resolution opposing the President’s proposed use of a Chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) in calculating Social Security benefits.  Switching to a chained CPI system, which President Obama proposed in his recent FY2014 budget […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Chairman Frank Lucas Moving Ahead With Farm Bill

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement following news that Congressman Frank Lucas, the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said he will move ahead with a farm bill: “I’m encouraged that Chairman Lucas recently indicated he will move ahead with a farm bill next month, and wants to send a bipartisan farm […]

Bustos & Loebsack Urge House Appropriations Committee To Include Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison

Thomson Prison Would Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region & Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding In Addition To Letter, Bustos Has Also Requested A Meeting With Chairman Wolf To Push For Funding In-Person WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) urged the House Appropriations Committee to provide funding for the […]