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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

June 24th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the longstanding Roe v. Wade precedent: “As a mother, a grandmother and a Catholic, I am gutted by the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Make no mistake – this ruling will cost lives and livelihoods, and its impact will be felt for generations to come.  “The U.S. Supreme Court does not belong in our doctors’ offices, and this attack on personal freedom is a radical departure from what has been accepted as the ‘law of the land’ for half a century.  “In... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Urges Department of Commerce to Prioritize Rural America with Supply Chain and Innovation Investments

June 10th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by Rural Reinvestment Task Force Co-Chairs Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Cindy Axne (IA-03), wrote to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo urging the Department to ensure rural America is a top priority when distributing funds and resources made available in the bipartisan innovation legislation. New Dems are continuing to push for swift action on a final bipartisan innovation bill that will strengthen supply chains, spur innovation, invest in research and strengthen American leadership.  Bustos and her colleagues will continue working to ensure this legislation... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces More Than $1.2 Million for Snow Removal Equipment at Quad Cities International Airport

June 9th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Quad Cities International Airport will receive more than $1.2 million in funding through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. The funding will be used to replace several existing large surface brooms. “In Northwest and Central Illinois, snow removal is essential to the safety and efficiency of our airports,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce that more than $1.2 million in federal funding will be coming to the Quad Cities... Read More

Moline Public Library Offers Free Assistance with Naturalization Process

May 12th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Esperanza Legal Center will host a free Naturalization Workshop at the Moline Public Library, Saturday, June 11, 11am to 4pm. Information will be provided by volunteers and led by Carolyn O’Connor, Immigration Legal Specialist (DOJ Accredited). The application process is simple with the help from Esperanza Legal Center’s experts. Volunteers speak Spanish and other languages may be available. For more information, please call 309-732-0047.  Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes for Additional Military & Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

May 12th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped to pass bipartisan legislation to provide an additional $40 billion in military and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine. This action by the House will be critical in helping the people of Ukraine defend their nation and democracy against continued Russian attacks. “As Russia continues its assault on the people of Ukraine, the United States has a critical role in defending innocent lives and democracy,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Tonight, I was proud to vote with colleagues from both sides of the aisle to provide additional military and humanitarian... Read More

IowaWORKS Holding Iowa Job Hiring Events This Week

May 9th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

IowaWORKS, 1801A East Kimberly Road, Davenport, will be hosting the following employers for hiring events during the week of May 9, 2022. Employers are as follows: Monday, May 9 — RJK — 9 am until 12:30 pm — Hiring for: Local Grain Processing  Located in: Muscatine, Iowa Tuesday, May 10 — UnityPoint Health —9 am until 12:30 pm —Hiring for:​—Registered Nurses—​Patient Care Technicians—Receptionist—Exercise Specialist—Cleaning Care Technician—Radiology Technician—Housekeeping—Homecare  Located in: Quad-City Area Wednesday, May 11 — AAA Staffing—1 pm... Read More

May The 4th Be With You: ALL ‘Star Wars’ Films Ranked! What’s Number One?

May 4th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Star Wars is the most popular space saga and most exciting adventure film franchise in the world. It captured the hearts and minds of all ages and created an entire community of its own. And, since partnering with Disney, the force and its popularity has grown and become an even hotter brand. I admittedly can’t call myself a major Star Wars geek but I do admire the films and their rock star entertainment value. I love getting lost in their world and as today is Star Wars Day, I put on the Disney +documentary Empire of Dreams (highly recommended) and decided to rank the existing 11 films. Phantom... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Opinion Draft

May 4th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that would overturn the longstanding Roe v. Wade precedent: “In America, we don’t allow the government to come into our home and force a decision on us and our family. Yet that’s exactly what this draft opinion prepares to do. “Personal medical decisions should be made between a patient and her doctor, not by the U.S. Supreme Court. “If the Court formally adopts the leaked draft opinion, it would represent a radical departure from longstanding protections of personal... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Time Off to Vote Act

May 3rd, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

This week, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Nikema Williams (GA-05) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Time Off to Vote Act, which would require employers to provide their employees at least two hours of paid leave to vote in a federal election. “The freedom to vote is sacred, and the foundation of our nation’s democracy,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “I’m proud to join Congressman Cartwright today to introduce the Time Off to Vote Act, critical legislation to ensure that every American worker has the ability to exercise their constitutional right to... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement on EPA Emergency Fuel Waiver for E15 Sales

May 1st, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Issues Statement On Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after the release of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emergency fuel waiver:  “With Putin’s war exacerbating record-high gas prices, I was pleased to see the EPA issue an emergency fuel waiver for E-15 gasoline sales throughout this summer. This decision will save consumers money, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and support our family farmers. It’s time we prioritize homegrown, renewable biofuels as a replacement for Russian energy sources and this... Read More