Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Fight To Cut Down On Unacceptable VA Claims Backlog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her fight to cut down on the Veterans Affairs (VA) claims backlog by supporting a bipartisan bill (H.R. 2189) that would establish within the VA a commission or task force to evaluate the backlog of veterans' disability claims, to analyze possible improvements to the claims process […]

Bustos, Durbin, Kirk, Davis Provision To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Passes House Of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL-13) announced that a key provision of their bipartisan and bicameral legislation which could help speed up repairs and upgrades to the aging locks and dams on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers was approved by […]

Video: Bustos Calls For Passage Of Bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act Later Today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which contains a key provision that Bustos helped get included that would speed up repairs to the aging locks and […]

Cheri Bustos Visits With Seniors

A local congresswoman gets up close and personal to help senior citizens enroll in Medicare. Cheri Bustos shadowed workers at the In Touch Adult Day Center in Moline Monday. It's part of her “Cheri on shift” outreach program She also met with seniors to advise them on the current Medicare open enrollment period, and also […]