Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act On 50th Anniversary Of Equal Pay Act

Bustos An Original Co-Sponsor Of Legislation To Ensure Illinois Women Equal Pay For Equal Work Illinois Women Still Only Make 77 Cents For Every Dollar Earned By Men Today, on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing the Equal Pay Act into law, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Congress to pass the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Advocates For Regional Rail Transportation At Congressional Railroads Subcommittee Roundtable In Chicago

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos advocated for her region’s rail transportation needs by participating in a bipartisan U.S. House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads roundtable in Chicago along with fellow Transportation Committee members from Illinois Dan Lipinski (IL-03) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) and the Chairman of the Subcommittee, Jeff Denham (R-CA).  The roundtable discussion examined ongoing efforts […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Congratulates Milledgeville Missiles Softball Team In Congressional Record

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) submitted remarks congratulating the Milledgeville Missiles softball team on their recent 1A Illinois state softball championship into the Congressional Record. A copy of Bustos’ remarks for the Congressional Record are below.    IN RECOGNITION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE MISSILES SOFTBALL TEAM (Extensions of Remarks – June 6, 2013) […]

Durbin And Bustos Announce A Nearly $68,000 Investment In Chadwick First-Responder Capabilities

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded a $67,688 grant to the Chadwick Fire Department in Chadwick, Illinois for operations and safety. Today’s funding will help support and improve […]