Congresswoman Cheri Bustos & Congressman Dave Loebsack Urge Department Of Defense To Avoid Any & All Civilian Furloughs That Could Hurt Economy Of Quad Cities

Bustos & Loebsack Also Ask Department of Defense For A Budgetary Analysis That Explains Why Currently Planned Furloughs Are Necessary In First Place Currently Planned Civilian Furloughs At Rock Island Arsenal Could Hurt Quad Cities Economy Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) urged the Department of Defense (DOD) to avoid making […]

Improving Our Waterways Can’t Wait Any Longer

Our region’s waterways – chief among them the Mississippi and Illinois rivers – are absolutely critical to the economic well-being of our area.  But the infrastructure of these rivers is in serious need of improvement. Many of the locks and dams required for the safe and efficient passage of goods and products on these rivers […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes Against Ryan Budget That Would End Medicare As We Know It

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after voting against the Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we know it: “Standing up for Illinois middle class families is my top priority and that is why I voted today against the out-of-touch Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Wins Olympic & Paralympic Caucus Free Throw Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with her basketball partner, WNBA player Kara Lawson, was honored to be named the winner of the Olympic & Paralympic Caucus Free Throw Challenge.  In its second edition, hosted by the United States Olympic Committee and the Congressional Olympic & Paralympic Caucus, this competitive event brought […]