Representative Cheri Bustos's Public Statements


Full Name: Cheri Bustos
Current Office: U.S. House - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last 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
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6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/27/14 Bustos Introduces "Refueling Assistance Act" To Ensure Individuals With Disabilities Can Fill Up At The Gas Pump With Ease 6/26/14 Voting Rights Amendment Act 6/21/14 Bustos: Fighting for Our Veterans 6/20/14 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 6/20/14 Bustos Continues Fight For Men & Women In Uniform & To Ensure American Flags Are Made In USA 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/18/14 Bustos Continues Work To Ensure Veterans Get Care They Deserve & Earned 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/17/14 Letter to Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois - Infrastructure Improvements to Illinois' Waterways 6/12/14 CNN - For Women of Afghanistan, Life is Better 6/11/14 Six Day Mail Service 6/10/14 Bustos Provisions To Modernize Area Locks And Dams Signed Into Law By President 6/10/14 Bustos Continues Fight To Ensure Veterans Get Care They Deserve & Earned 6/09/14 Bustos Applauds Steps To Make College More Affordable, Calls For Further Action 6/09/14 Bustos Statement On Internal Va Audit Report 6/09/14 Bustos: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million In Federal Funding To Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload In Future 6/09/14 Illinois / Iowa Delegation: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million in Federal Funding to Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload in Future 6/08/14 QCOnline - Keep College Affordable for Illinois Families 6/04/14 Bustos Honored By Village Of Thomson For Leading Effort To Ensure Opening Of Thomson Prison 5/30/14 Bustos Statement On Resignation Of VA Secretary Shinseki 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/28/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - VA Inspector General Report 5/28/14 Bustos Calls for Full Criminal Investigation into VA System & Resignation of Sec. Shinseki Following Release of Interim Report 5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/26/14 Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Honors Fallen, Pledges Commitment to Veterans on Memorial Day 5/22/14 Bustos Fights For Troops, Military Families & To Address Sexual Assaults In Military 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/20/14 Bustos Bill To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Wins Approval In House, Moves One Step Closer To Law 5/15/14 Durbin, Kirk, Bustos, Davis: Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Included In Water Resources Reform And Development Act 5/12/14 - Long Overdue Action to Protect Taxpayer Money 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 5/09/14 Bustos Continues Efforts To Make College More Affordable For Illinois Students 5/09/14 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 5/08/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing 5/02/14 - Emergency Agencies Discuss Disaster Preparedness 5/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference 5/02/14 Bustos Launches Disaster Resources Website Following Roundtable With Local Emergency Officials 4/30/14 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 4/30/14 Bustos Continues Effort To Reduce VA Claims Backlog, Reiterates Call For Further Action 4/30/14 Bustos Pushes House To Renew Expired Tax Credits That Put Veterans Back To Work 4/29/14 Reps. Bustos, Walz, Nolan Meet With White House, Urge Support For Renewable Fuel Standard 4/28/14 Bustos Continues Efforts To Increase Government Transparency & Accountability Of Taxpayer Money 4/25/14 Bustos Urges Local Participation In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Tomorrow 4/23/14 Galesburg Register Mail - Bustos Talks Livable Wages 4/22/14 Peoria Journal Star - Area Lawmakers Want Upgrades to 182nd Airlift Wing's C-130 Fleet 4/15/14 The Register-Mail - Bustos Stresses Need to Fund Education Programs 4/11/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary US Department of Agriculture - Closing Local Farm Service Agency Offices