Bustos on NewsNation: Americans Must Put “Country Over Party” In Response to Russian Attacks

“This is about protecting democracy and not allowing a leader like Vladimir Putin to continue to spread his authoritarian ways.” WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, joined NewsNation’s Morning in America to discuss Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine and the need for Democrats and Republicans to unite in […]

Bustos on CBS News: Bill to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault & Harassment “Will Impact Generations To Come”

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Errol Barnett on CBS News to discuss the passage of her Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Harassment Act, which recently passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support. The legislation is expected to be signed into law by President Biden in the coming days.  “It’s been called one […]

Bustos Commemorates National Public Schools Week

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) recognized National Public Schools Week which runs from February 21st through the 25th. The American Rescue Plan, which Bustos helped pass, secured more than $595 million for public schools in Northwest and Central Illinois K-12 schools to stay open safely and make up for lost learning time. “All students should have […]

Bustos, Durbin, Duckworth Announce $1.8 Million Grant For MetroLINK to Expand Ferry Service

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) announced that Rock Island County will receive $1,850,000 in federal funding to expand MetroLINK’s passenger ferry service. The funding, awarded by the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Passenger Ferry Grant Program, will support the construction of a terminal near the newly developed “Bend District” on the Mississippi […]