BUSTOS HELPS PASS THE STOPPING BAD ROBOCALLS ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act to crack down on the nuisance of robocalls and strengthen protections for consumers. This bill would establish a nationwide caller authentication system so consumers can trust what appears on their caller ID. “People are sick and tired of robocalls and I […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, LAHOOD ANNOUNCE $2.3 MILLION FOR PEORIA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) today announced $2,320,000 in federal grant funding for the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District. The funding, awarded by the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program, will be used to […]

PHOTOS: BUSTOS HELPS PASS THE LEGION ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs – helped pass the LEGION Act, which extends American Legion membership eligibility to honorably discharged veterans who served in unrecognized times of war since World War II. The American Legion is a congressionally chartered […]

GAO to Evaluate Effectiveness of “Move Over” Laws to Protect First Responders Following Push from Bustos, Duckworth, Durbin & Fischer

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — In response to a request from U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Deb Fischer (R-NE) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17), the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced they will conduct a new study to review the effectiveness of our country’s “Move Over” laws, which are designed to protect first […]