PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Illinois FFA to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted high school students participating in the Illinois FFA’s Heritage and Cooperative Tour, where they discussed her role as a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the importance of Illinois’ farm economy. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to meet with the next […]


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), today met with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Peter T. Gaynor to push his agency to do everything in its power to help Illinois recover from and prepare for disasters. The […]

Bustos Helps Pass Funding Bill to Clean Up Corruption & Strengthen Government Oversight

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a Financial Services and General Government funding bill out of the House of Representatives. In this bill, Congresswoman Bustos secured provisions to crack down […]

Bustos Statement on Killing of Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after a Fulton County Sheriff’s deputy, Troy Chisum, was shot and killed: “This tragedy is a heartbreaking reminder of the danger our law enforcement officers face as they work to keep our communities safe. I send my deepest condolences to the family of the Fulton […]