Representative Cheri Bustos's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 17, Democratic
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10/01/15 Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank 9/30/15 U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos Votes to Prevent Government Shutdown 9/28/15 Weekend Wrapup: Bustos Makes Stops in Peoria and Rockford to Discuss the Potential Impact of a Government Shutdown 9/24/15 Preventing Veteran Suicide 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/22/15 Majority of Democratic Members of Congress Sign Bustos Letter Urging Speaker Boehner to Keep the House in Session Continually Until Shutdown is Averted 9/18/15 Government Shutdown 9/17/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Prevent Shutdown 9/17/15 Bustos Letter Urging Speaker Boehner to Keep House in Session Every Day to Prevent Shutdown Earns Support of Nearly 80 Members of Congress 9/15/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit 9/11/15 Honoring the Heroes and Victims of September 11th, Rep. Cheri Bustos Joins Bipartisan Effort to Permanently Extend Health and Compensation Programs for 9/11 Heroes and Survivors 9/03/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration 8/05/15 Denham Concludes Bipartisan Bakken Tour 8/05/15 Letter to Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor - Use More Local Workforce on Federal Construction Projects 7/31/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Ernest Moniz, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary - Biomass Energy 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/30/15 Bustos Reiterates Call for Long-Term Highway Bill & Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank 7/30/15 On 50th Anniversary, Bustos Renews Pledge to Protect Medicare 7/27/15 Bustos Introduces "Refueling Assistance Act" To Ensure Individuals With Disabilities Can Fill Up With Ease At Gas Pump 7/24/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Concerning Flood Relief for Illinois Farmers 7/23/15 Thanking First Responders and Volunteers for Their Service After a Devastating Tornado 7/23/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality 7/22/15 Bustos Anti-Waste Effort Passes Committee, Now Goes To Full House For Consideration 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/15/15 Bustos, Durbin Applaud Rockford's Selection As Participant In New Federal Program To Increase Access To High-Speed Internet 7/15/15 Bustos Reiterates Call for Long-Term Highway Bill 7/15/15 Bustos Announces $2.1 Million in Funding for Area Colleges 7/14/15 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination 7/14/15 Bustos Supports Bipartisan Effort to Assist Homeless Veterans 7/14/15 We Need a Long-Term Highway Bill 7/10/15 Bipartisan Group Led By Bustos, Welch, Ribble Announce Effort To Break Impasse Over Sustainable Funding For Highway Trust Fund 7/09/15 Bustos Continues Efforts To Put Veterans Back To Work 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 7/09/15 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard 7/08/15 Bustos & Durbin Announce $2.4 Million in Funding for Rock Island & Milan Head Start 7/08/15 Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Veterans Receive Official ID Card 7/08/15 Bustos, Durbin Applaud Central Illinois' Designation as a "Manufacturing Community" 7/07/15 Bustos Leads Bipartisan Group Of 66 Members Of Congress To Protect Local Social Security Offices 7/07/15 Letter to Carolyn Colvin - Acting Commissioner of Social Security - Local Social Security Offices 7/02/15 Bustos Announces $1.2 Million in Funding for Freeport, East Dubuque Head Start Projects 7/01/15 Bustos & Durbin Salute Rock Island Arsenal for Work to Improve White House Security 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/29/15 Bustos Supports New Effort To Strengthen Voting Rights Across Country 6/25/15 Bustos Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Health Care Coverage for Illinoisans 6/24/15 Kirk, Durbin Introduce Bill to Expand Lincoln Heritage Area in Illinois 6/24/15 Bustos, Durbin, Quigley Call on U.S. Supreme Court to Bring Live Audio to the Courtroom 6/23/15 Letter to John Roberts, Chief Justice - Live Audio to the Courtroom 6/23/15 Bustos Announces $200,000 in Funding for Homeless Veterans Across Central Illinois 6/23/15 Bustos, Illinois Delegation Honor Blackhawks' Championship With Congressional Resolution 6/18/15 Bustos, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Effort To Cut Government Waste