Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

VIDEO: Bustos Reminds Illinoisans to Submit “Valentines for Veterans” by Friday

VIDEO: Bustos, Students Urge Participation in “Valentines for Veterans” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinoisans that the deadline to submit a handmade Valentine’s Day card as part of her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program is this Friday, February 8. “With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I want to remind everyone to join me […]

Bustos Statement on State of the Union Address

Bustos was Joined by Tom Mueller, a Third-Generation Family Farmer from Edgington BUSTOS: “Farmers cannot ‘choose greatness’ when the president’s trade war is eliminating the very markets where they need to sell their goods.” WASHINGTON –  Today, after President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement: “I was […]

ICYMI from Vox: Bustos Brings Third-Generation Family Farmer to State of the Union to Highlight Impact of Trade War

CLICK HERE for a photo of Rep. Bustos and Tom Mueller, a third-generation family farmer from Edgington, Illinois WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos will be joined by Tom Mueller at tonight’s State of the Union Address. Mueller is a third-generation family farmer from Edgington, Illinois – and like so many […]