Bustos Applauds House Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the House passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act which, as an original co-sponsor, she helped introduce earlier this year. This would help close the wage gap and boost the financial security of both women and their families. When Illinois women only make an average of 80 cents for every […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stands Up for Students and Teachers to Secretary of Education DeVos

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary of Education DeVos WASHINGTON – Today in a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to review the president’s FY2020 Budget Request for the Department of Education (Department), Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on a number of issues including both the Borrower Defense […]

As Washington Republicans Again Advocate for Full Repeal of ACA, Bustos and House Democrats Introduce Legislation to Bring Down Health Care Cost for American Families

BREAKING: Trump Administration Argues in Court to Strike Down Entire Affordable Care Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined House Democrats to introduce the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019. Having worked in health care administration for a decade, this bill continues Congresswoman Bustos’ tireless efforts to […]

Bustos Statement on Conclusion of Mueller Investigation

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered his report to the Department of Justice: “Last week, I voted with both Democrats and Republicans to demand that the Justice Department make public Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The president has also stated that the public ought […]