BUSTOS STANDS WITH WORKERS & RETIREES, HELPS PASS THE BUTCH LEWIS ACT

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 – otherwise known as the Butch Lewis Act, named after Ohio union leader Butch Lewis. This legislation would keep pension promises made to workers during the course of their careers and guarantee that retirees will not face […]

BUSTOS HELPS PASS THE STOPPING BAD ROBOCALLS ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act to crack down on the nuisance of robocalls and strengthen protections for consumers. This bill would establish a nationwide caller authentication system so consumers can trust what appears on their caller ID. “People are sick and tired of robocalls and I […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, LAHOOD ANNOUNCE $2.3 MILLION FOR PEORIA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) today announced $2,320,000 in federal grant funding for the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District. The funding, awarded by the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program, will be used to […]

PHOTOS: BUSTOS HELPS PASS THE LEGION ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs – helped pass the LEGION Act, which extends American Legion membership eligibility to honorably discharged veterans who served in unrecognized times of war since World War II. The American Legion is a congressionally chartered […]