Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Fairview Post Office in Honor of Sgt. Douglas Riney Passes the Senate

Sgt. Riney died defending our freedom in Kabul, Afghanistan on October 19, 2016 leaving behind his wife Kylie, his two children, James and Elea, and a community that will never forget his sacrifice WASHINGTON, DC—Last night, Congresswoman Bustos’ bill to rename the Fairview Post Office the “Sergeant Douglas J. Riney Post Office” after Fairview’s own […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Passes the House

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of her bill to rename the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean […]

Open Letter: Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace

On February 27th, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos penned the following open letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for a vote on the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act of 2017. The letter is also available at The Hill by clicking here.   Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace […]

Congresswoman Bustos announces $43 million in federal loans for Midwest Medical Center in Galena

U.S. Department of Agriculture Funding will support local hospital and improve traffic safety WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $43 million in federal loans from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to Midwest Medical Center in Galena, Illinois. The funding comes from the USDA’s Office of Rural Development, and these low-interest loans allow […]