Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Firing of FBI Director James Comey

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement upon the firing of FBI Director James Comey: “President Trump’s decision to fire the FBI Director, while the President’s ties to Russia are under FBI investigation, undermines the public trust and should distress all Americans. To […]

Bipartisan Legislation Providing Greater Flexibility to Manage Water Infrastructure Introduced in U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced she has helped introduce bipartisan legislation to provide states and municipalities with greater flexibility to manage their wastewater and stormwater systems and improve their infrastructure long-term. The bill, the Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act, mirrors companion Senate legislation introduced by Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE). Joining Bustos in introducing […]

Bustos Announces Winner and Runners-Up of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition

(Winning artwork by Cassie Caldwell from Rockford’s Jefferson High School) MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the winner and runners-up of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. On Saturday in East Peoria, Congresswoman Bustos held her second annual Art Competition Showcase, which allowed students to display their artwork in […]

DURBIN, BUSTOS ANNOUNCE ILLINOIS DEFENSE PRIORITIES INCLUDED IN OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL

CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 includes numerous defense priorities for the State of Illinois. “One reason I support this bill is because it includes a strong defense appropriation, which provides critical […]