Bustos Votes To Ensure Illinois Families Receive Tax Refunds Without Delay and to Reopen Treasury, Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for fiscal year 2019, mitigating the financial burdens on Illinois families caused by President Trump’s government shutdown. “Illinois families sent me to Washington to fight for them, and it is my job […]

Bustos Helps Introduce H.R. 1, the For the People Act to Clean Up Corruption in Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped introduce H.R. 1 – the For the People Act of 2019. This legislation would take numerous steps to clean up corruption in Washington and make Congress more accountable to the people – strengthening ethics laws, reforming big money in our elections and making it easier for citizens to vote. “In every […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Make the House Govern Effectively #ForThePeople

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation that will fundamentally change the way the House of Representatives operates. The rules package will ensure that the House is more effective, fiscally responsible and works with integrity for the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. “For far too long, Speaker Paul Ryan and Washington Republicans allowed a […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces Federal Investment in Henderson County Rural Health Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Eagle View Community Health System will receive $1,304,794 in federal funding, allowing them to continue providing quality medical, dental and behavioral care to Henderson County’s rural residents. “Families in rural America face unique challenges when it comes to accessing affordable health care,” Congresswoman Bustos said. […]