Bustos, Lahood advocate for Peoria Ag Lab funding

WASHINGTON- Today, Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Representative Darin LaHood (1L-18) sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee requesting full funding for the Peoria Agriculture Research Lab in their markup of the forthcoming agriculture appropriations bill. Representatives Bustos and LaHood sent a similar letter to the committee last year, and were able to successfully […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos continues urging the business community to “lean in” and support bipartisan efforts to end workplace sexual harassment

Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was featured in Huffington Post’s article, “Facebook Defends Its Use of Secret Courts to Handle Sexual Harassment Cases.” Congresswoman Bustos calls on the business community, including Facebook, to lean in and support bipartisan efforts to end workplace sexual harassment. The article is available online in Huffington Post by clicking here. […]

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 […]