Bustos Announces 2020 Valentines for Veterans

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her seventh annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our service members by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. Congresswoman Bustos has delivered more than 1,000 Valentines to local veterans since first launching the program. “As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m […]

Bustos Statement on Iran Conflict

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the recent conflict with Iran: “Last night, missiles rained down upon U.S. military bases in Iraq. Today, 15,000 more American troops are serving in the Middle East than six months ago. These facts demand that Congress exercise its constitutional oversight authority and ask […]

64 Organizations Call for Hearing on Bustos Bill

Washington – More than 60 organizations have called for a hearing on Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) bipartisan, bicameral Social Determinants Accelerator Act of 2019. In a letter sent to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which builds on the legislation’s growing momentum, the group expressed support for the bill, which would create a federal grant […]

Bustos Urges Public Input on Rural Infrastructure

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) urged rural communities across Illinois to make their voices heard on rural transportation. The Congresswoman announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has opened a Request for Information (RFI) comment period on rural transportation needs and opportunities as part of the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for […]