Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Passing of Dawn Clark Netsch

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after learning of the death of Dawn Clark Netsch, former Illinois Comptroller, Illinois State Senator, and the first women in Illinois to win the Democratic nomination for Governor: “I first met Dawn Clark Netsch when I was in college and she was still […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces Invest In American Jobs Act To Revitalize American Manufacturing Through Transportation & Infrastructure Projects

The Invest In American Jobs Act Of 2013 Would Create American Jobs & Revitalize American Manufacturing By Strengthening Buy America Requirements For American Transportation & Infrastructure Projects New Bill Would Create Jobs At Home In Illinois, Not Send Them Overseas To China WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with other members of […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to Reauthorize & Strenghen the Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to reauthorize and strengthen the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  Originally passed 19 years ago, VAWA gave law enforcement officials and communities the resources they need to help prevent domestic abuse and keep women and families safe.  Since VAWA was passed in 1994, there has been […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Again Calls for House to Stay in Session Until Sequester is Avoided

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) again called on Speaker John Boehner to keep the House in session until a deal is reached to avoid sequestration.  With the House set to recess today for the weekend, Bustos warned that the imminent across-the-board cuts, which are set to kick-in tomorrow, would have a negative […]