PHOTOS: Bustos Presents Arthur “Art” Simon with Resolution Honoring His Legacy

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) presented Arthur “Art” Simon – founder of Bread for the World – with a resolution honoring his accomplishments in her Capitol Hill office. Last month, Congresswoman Bustos introduced a resolution with Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) in recognition of Art Simon’s leadership on anti-hunger issues and lifelong commitment to […]

Bustos Helps Pass the American Dream and Promise Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the American Dream and Promise Act. This legislation, H.R. 6, offers a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who’ve spent much of their lives in the United States – those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). “For […]

Bustos Secures Wins for Rural America in Agriculture Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Agriculture and Rural Development Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass an extensive Agriculture and Rural Development funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee (Committee). This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for […]

VIDEO: Bustos Secures Infrastructure, Housing Wins in THUD Appropriations Bill

VIDEO: Bustos Speaks on Wins for Illinois’ 17th District Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, secured infrastructure and housing wins in the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill. Included […]