Bustos Announces $1.4 Million Federal Investment in Knox County Health Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Knox County Health Department will receive $1,427,754 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program. These grants help community-based health care organizations provide primary care for underserved communities. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the powerful House […]

Bustos Helps Pass Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a long-term reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA). The landmark VAWA legislation was first passed by Congress and signed into law in 1994 and, like previous reauthorizations, this bill makes improvements based on the recommendations of law enforcement, victim service providers […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stands Up to Labor Secretary on Behalf of Workers, Organized Labor

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary of Labor Acosta WASHINGTON – Yesterday in a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to review the president’s FY2020 Budget Request for the Department of Labor, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) stood up for workers’ rights and safety to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. “I strongly believe in […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Local Defense Priorities to Air Force Secretary

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos WASHINGTON – In a House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday afternoon regarding the FY2020 Air Force budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) stressed the importance of local defense priorities to the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson. Yesterday’s hearing gave Congresswoman Bustos an opportunity to follow up on […]