Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Honors Fallen, Pledges Commitment To Veterans On Memorial Day

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement.  She commemorated Memorial Day as a part of the ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal’s Cemetery after attending the daybreak “Isle of Flags” service in Geneseo. “Today, I join all Americans in remembering and paying tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Greets Illinois Veterans At World War II Memorial

Broadcast Quality Video Of Bustos Welcoming Local Veterans To Washington HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities at the World War II Memorial in Washington.   Broadcast quality video of Bustos welcoming the local veterans to Washington can be found HERE. “It was an honor to […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights To Cut Down On Growing Va Claims Backlog

Bustos Introduces Bill That Would Help Expedite VA Claims, Which Now Take An Average Of 279 Days To Complete    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced a bill that would help cut down on the growing […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds President’s Approval Of Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded President Obama’s approval of federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties, including five in Illinois’ 17th District.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District approved today for federal disaster aid are Henderson, Knox, Peoria, Rock Island and Tazewell.  Fulton County was approved for federal disaster aid two […]