Bustos Takes Action to Help Prevent a Future Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced support for the No Government, No Pay Act, which would help prevent a future government shutdown by suspending pay for Members of Congress during a shutdown.  “If we don’t want to be confronted with another government shutdown lawmakers need to have some skin in the game,” […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement On Needless Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after obstructionist politicians in Washington forced an unnecessary government shutdown that could harm the hardworking people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District: “Tonight, the Washington political games reached new heights as some in Congress put partisanship over the people they were elected to represent […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce Nearly $1.4 Million In Funding For Peoria And Rockford Law Enforcement

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program has awarded the City of Rockford $625,000 in funding to hire or rehire five police officers and the City of Peoria $750,000 in funding to recruit […]