Bustos Crisis Care Bill Passes House in Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), voted to pass the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, a bipartisan package to support communities providing care to people in need of hope and healing amid a worsening mental health crisis in America. This package includes Bustos’ Crisis Care Enhancement Act, which requires states to use a percentage of their Community […]

Bustos Secures Local Wins in Defense Appropriations Markup

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance a comprehensive defense funding bill that would bring significant federal investments to the Rock Island Arsenal in the Quad-Cities, Collins Aerospace in Rockford and Bradley University in Peoria.  “Communities in Northwest and Central Illinois are playing a critical role in advancing […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Legislation Lowering Food & Fuel Costs

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act – a bipartisan legislative package to lower prices for America’s families in grocery aisles and at the gas pump by giving family farmers the support they need to thrive.  “Families in Northwest and Central Illinois are feeling the effects of inflation every single […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Package Addressing Racial Disparities in Employment, Income, Wealth, Housing and Access to Credit

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Financial Services Racial Equity, Inclusion and Economic Justice Act – a comprehensive legislative package promoting racial and economic justice in employment, income, wealth, housing and access to credit.  “A person’s race should never put the American Dream at further reach. But despite the progress we’ve made, our nation continues […]