VIDEO: Bustos Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  WATCH: Bustos Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day “Today, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, legacy and leadership. A man who committed himself fully to working against all forms of racism in our country, his teachings […]

Bustos Announces 2022 Valentines for Veterans

Participants are encouraged to mail Valentine’s Day cards to Bustos’ Illinois offices to be distributed due to COVID-19 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her ninth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Northwest, Northern and Central Illinois to show appreciation for our veterans by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. “As Valentine’s Day approaches, […]

VIDEO: Bustos, Illinois Democrats Announce Historic $1.4 Billion for Illinois Bridges from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Illinois will receive $1.4 billion in federal funding over five years, including $274.8 million in FY2022, to repair bridges across the state 2,374 Illinois bridges are in poor condition WASHINGTON — This morning, the Illinois Democratic Congressional delegation announced that, thanks to the recently-passed bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Illinois will receive a historic […]

Bustos Promotes Renewable Fuels as Bridge to Electric Vehicles in House Ag Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, during a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the implications of electric vehicle investments for agriculture and rural America, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) promoted the use of renewable fuels as a way to bridge between traditional fuel and electric vehicles, as efforts to fight climate change ramp up. “The climate is calling on […]