Bustos Tapped for Key Leadership Role for FY 2018 National Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced her appointment to the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee. The Conference Committee, made up of a select group of House and Senate members, will merge the House and Senate versions of the bill into a final version. After the conference completes its […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation To Cut Government Waste With Better Oversight of Charge Cards

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced the Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act. Government purchase cards accounted for $19 billion in goods, services, and office supplies for federal agencies, but like personal credit cards, they are vulnerable to criminals, fraudsters, and improper use by agency employees. […]

Congresswoman Bustos Votes Against Speaker Ryan’s Tax Breaks for Billionaires Budget

Bustos again calls for both parties to work together on policies that will put hardworking families first Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) voted against Speaker Ryan’s Republican budget plan which would give massive tax breaks to billionaires at the expense of hardworking families. “Instead of presenting a budget that will strengthen working […]

Bustos Meets With White House to Discuss Infrastructure Development

Washington, DC – This morning, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) met with the White House’s Legislative Affairs team to discuss a plan for infrastructure development across the country. Bustos presented an agenda to improve rural infrastructure, designed with bipartisan appeal. “Hardworking Illinoisans deserve better jobs and better wages, and one of the best ways to create […]