Bustos Talks Trump Cuts, Limestone Building

Originally appeared in the Sauk Valley Gazette. ROCK FALLS – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, who is touring her district to illustrate how President Trump’s proposed budget, could hurt rural America, turned the spotlight on Rock Falls Wednesday. The 17th District Democrat toured the Limestone Building site with Mayor Bill Wescott to learn more about removing […]

Bustos Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “Like all Americans, I was horrified and outraged by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of poisonous gas against his own people, including innocent women and children. This is just the latest war crime committed by Assad over the course of […]

Bustos Pushes for Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day

Women in Illinois’ 17th District Make Only 72 Cents to a Man’s Dollar WASHINGTON – Today, on Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued pushing for the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would take real action to close the wage gap that too many women face in the workplace. “Equal pay for equal work […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump Signing Measure to Undermine Internet Privacy

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos denounced President Trump’s late night decision to sign into law S.J. Res. 34, a Republican led measure that allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell the internet search history and online activity of their customers to the highest bidder. “We are more than 70 days into the Trump administration […]