Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Approve Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on President Obama to give his quick approval for federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties, including six in Illinois’ 17th District.  Late last week, Governor Quinn requested federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties impacted by the recent flooding.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Speaker Boehner To Allow Up-Or-Down Vote To Replace Sequester

Earlier This Week, Department Of Defense Announced Furloughs Of Employees Would Continue Due To Sequester Cuts Bustos Calls On Congress To Replace Sequester With Balanced Solution That Doesn’t Lead To Job Losses WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today called on Speaker John Boehner to allow an up-or-down vote to replace the sequester with […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Send Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill To House Floor

Bill Contains Bustos-Sponsored Amendment That Would Aid Improvements To River Transportation Infrastructure, Flood Prevention, & Drought Relief, Including Aging Locks & Dams On Mississippi & Illinois Rivers Five-Year Farm Bill Will Also Provide A Stable & Strong Crop Insurance Program, Create Jobs & Encourage Veterans To Farm WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a […]

Durbin, Kirk, Bustos & Davis Announce Senate Approval Of Their Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Public-Private Partnerships To Repair Locks & Dams

Legislation, included as part of the Senate Water Resources Development Act, would help clear $60 billion backlog in Army Corps projects [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) today announced that their bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve the […]