Moline Dispatch Argus: Service not forgotten: Family receives replacements for stolen WWII medals

ROCK ISLAND — Eugene Diederich’s family never knew he was honored with several medals for his service in World War II because they were stolen decades ago. With the help of U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and her office, those medals were replaced Saturday. Mr. Diederich, an Army veteran who lived in Carbon Cliff, […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls For Repeal Of Benefit Cuts To Military Retirees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling for Democrats and Republicans to come together to repeal the benefit cuts to military retirees included in the recent bipartisan budget deal. Last week, Bustos announced support for the Military Retirement Restoration Act, which […]

Bustos “Incredibly Disappointed” With Denial Of Federal Public Assistance For Counties Hit By Tornadoes, Vows To Keep Fighting For Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement expressing disappointment that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has denied Illinois’ request for Public Assistance to help nine Illinois counties, including Tazewell County, recover from the tornadoes that hit the state on November 17, 2013.  The State of Illinois plans to appeal […]