or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Cheri Bustos' Public Statements

Full Name: Cheri Bustos
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Gerry; 3 Children: Tony, Nick, Joey
Birth Date: 10/17/1961
Birth Place: Springfield, IL
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
July 18, 2014 In Response To Bustos Letter, Social Security Administration Reverses Decision To Cut Field Office Services
July 14, 2014 Bustos Responds To Fulton County Veteran, Fights To Improve Care For Toxic Burn Pits Exposur
July 10, 2014 Bustos Renews Call For Action On IPACE Act Following New Report Of $100 Billion In Misspent Tax Dollars
July 8, 2014 Bustos Fights To Protect Seniors From Cuts To Local Social Security Offices
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 27, 2014 Bustos Introduces "Refueling Assistance Act" To Ensure Individuals With Disabilities Can Fill Up At The Gas Pump With Ease
June 26, 2014 Voting Rights Amendment Act
June 21, 2014 Bustos: Fighting for Our Veterans
June 20, 2014 Bustos Continues Fight For Men & Women In Uniform & To Ensure American Flags Are Made In USA
June 20, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Bustos Continues Work To Ensure Veterans Get Care They Deserve & Earned
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 17, 2014 Letter to Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois - Infrastructure Improvements to Illinois' Waterways
June 12, 2014 CNN - For Women of Afghanistan, Life is Better
June 11, 2014 Six Day Mail Service
June 10, 2014 Bustos Continues Fight To Ensure Veterans Get Care They Deserve & Earned
June 10, 2014 Bustos Provisions To Modernize Area Locks And Dams Signed Into Law By President
June 9, 2014 WQAD - Rock Island Arsenal Gets $110 Million in Federal Funding
June 9, 2014 Bustos Applauds Steps To Make College More Affordable, Calls For Further Action
June 9, 2014 Bustos Statement On Internal Va Audit Report
June 9, 2014 Bustos: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million In Federal Funding To Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload In Future
June 9, 2014 Illinois / Iowa Delegation: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million in Federal Funding to Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload in Future
June 8, 2014 QCOnline - Keep College Affordable for Illinois Families
June 4, 2014 Bustos Honored By Village Of Thomson For Leading Effort To Ensure Opening Of Thomson Prison
May 30, 2014 Bustos Statement On Resignation Of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - VA Inspector General Report
May 28, 2014 Bustos Calls for Full Criminal Investigation into VA System & Resignation of Sec. Shinseki Following Release of Interim Report
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 26, 2014 Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Honors Fallen, Pledges Commitment to Veterans on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Bustos Fights For Troops, Military Families & To Address Sexual Assaults In Military
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Bustos Bill To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Wins Approval In House, Moves One Step Closer To Law
May 15, 2014 Durbin, Kirk, Bustos, Davis: Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Included In Water Resources Reform And Development Act
May 12, 2014 QCOnline.com - Long Overdue Action to Protect Taxpayer Money
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Bustos Continues Efforts To Make College More Affordable For Illinois Students
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 2, 2014 OurQuadCities.com - Emergency Agencies Discuss Disaster Preparedness
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
May 2, 2014 Bustos Launches Disaster Resources Website Following Roundtable With Local Emergency Officials
April 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee - Rearding the Renewal of Expired Tax Credits that Put Veterans Back to Work
April 30, 2014 Bustos Continues Effort To Reduce VA Claims Backlog, Reiterates Call For Further Action
April 30, 2014 Bustos Pushes House To Renew Expired Tax Credits That Put Veterans Back To Work
April 29, 2014 Reps. Bustos, Walz, Nolan Meet With White House, Urge Support For Renewable Fuel Standard
April 28, 2014 Bustos Continues Efforts To Increase Government Transparency & Accountability Of Taxpayer Money
Back to top