Bustos Statement on Short Term Deal to End Government Shutdown

Bustos Voted 11 Times to End the Shutdown and Reopen the Government MOLINE – Today, following the announcement of a compromise to temporarily end the government shutdown, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement: “The constant threats of government shutdowns must end. This is no way to govern and the American people are sick […]

Bustos Again Votes for Legislation to Open the Government, Fund Department of Homeland Security

  VIDEO: Bustos Held Press Conference with Mayors to Discuss Impact of Shutdown on Local Communities Across the Country WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) once again voted to reopen the federal government. The legislation voted on today contains funding to reopen the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provide back pay to staff […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to End Shutdown, Fund Effective Border Security Measures to Keep Communities Safe

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) again helped pass legislation to end the shutdown and keep communities safe with effective border security measures. The legislation is a package of six appropriations bills resulting from a House-Senate compromise agreed upon last year. It also includes language ensuring federal employees who are working without pay or […]

Bustos Announces 2019 Valentines for Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our veterans by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. “This Valentine’s Day, I encourage everyone across our region to consider joining me in making valentines for our veterans,” Congresswoman Bustos said. […]