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 […]

Why I Celebrate Women’s History Month

It's Women’s History Month, a time when I think of the trailblazers who paved the way to give women like myself the opportunity to serve. I think of several Illinois women, like Jane Addams, who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and was the founder of the Hull House in Chicago, […]

Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Meets With Outstanding Young Farmers Of America Winners From Knox County

[[{“fid”:”274″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“height”:”480″,”width”:”640″,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met with Andrew and Karlie Bowman of Oneida, Illinois, which is located in Knox County.  Andrew and Karlie are winners of the Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) of America award, which is the oldest farmer recognition program in the United States.  The goals of the OYF […]