Bustos Statement on the House Vote to Restore Accountability in Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a civil contempt resolution to stop the administration’s attempts to avoid accountability: “Hardworking families are sick of political corruption in Washington. That’s why, today, we voted to say enough is enough. Congress has a Constitutional duty to conduct […]

Bustos Receives Champion of Agriculture Award

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) received the American Agri-Women (AAW) Champion of Agriculture Award. In recognition of her work to promote farm exports, Congresswoman Bustos was presented with the award by Ardath DeWall, a dairy farmer from Shannon, Illinois; and Jeanette Lombardo, President of AAW. “I’m humbled to receive the Champion of Agriculture […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Local Students to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted students from multiple schools across her district, where they discussed the importance of civic engagement for young people and her role as a Member of Congress. Students from Lombard Middle School, Wethersfield High School, Galva Junior/Senior High School, AlWood Middle School and Orion […]

Bustos Announces Federal Funding to Clean Up Brownfield Sites in Peoria, Rock Falls and Rockford

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the cities of Peoria, Rock Falls and Rockford will receive a total of $850,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up brownfield sites in the communities. These funds help the EPA assess and clean up abandoned and commercial properties in order to redevelop the […]