Bustos on CNN: President Should Sign Bipartisan Compromise to Keep Government Open, Secure Our Borders

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was on CNN this morning to discuss the bipartisan compromise to secure our borders and keep the government open. “If you look at this big picture – it was a huge, huge mistake to close down the government… to shut it down for 35 days… […]

Bustos Meets with Secretary of the Air Force, Chief of the National Guard to Outline Defense Priorities for Illinois’ 17th District

CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos and Secretary Wilson CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos, General Lengyel and National Guard Leadership WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) outlined defense priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District in meetings with Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force and General Joseph Lengyel, Chief of […]

After Delay from Administration, Bustos Demands Back Pay for Workers Impacted by Shutdown

In Letter to Office of Personnel Management, Bustos Demands Answers and Action for Federal Workers Impacted by Government Shutdown WASHINGTON – Today, in a letter to the Office of Personnel Management, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) demanded back pay for some workers who still have not received their paychecks due to the previous government shutdown. Congresswoman Bustos […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Lavish Spending by Cabinet Officials, Increase Transparency for Taxpayers

Bustos Introduces First Bill of 116th Congress, Continues Her Fight for Good Government with Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to crack down on lavish spending by Cabinet officials and to increase transparency for taxpayers on renovation and redecorating expenses at federal agencies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as […]