Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Interviews Galesburg Veteran For Library Of Congress’ Veterans History Project

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that over the weekend she conducted her office’s first interview for the Veterans History Project, an initiative of the U.S. Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center that seeks to collect, preserve and make accessible personal accounts of veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Alerts Illinois First Responders Of Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) alerted Illinois first responders of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program that begins today and runs through December 6th, 2013. The AFG Program seeks to support organizations that lack the tools and resources necessary to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and their emergency response […]

Country should come before party

Far too often, people these days focus on our differences instead of what brings us together. And more than ever, America has felt like a nation divided, not states united. But some of us are working hard to change that because we know we can do better than this. Although one of us is a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Speaker Boehner To End Threat Of Another Needless Government Shutdown

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on Speaker Boehner and House leadership to publicly declare that they will not use the threat of another needless government shutdown as a political tactic in the ongoing budget talks.  Estimates show the recent reckless government shutdown cost the U.S. economy $24 billion and reduced 4th quarter GDP growth […]