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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Ocean Shipping Reform Act

June 15th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, a bipartisan bill to crack down on high fees being imposed by international ocean shipping companies. The legislation will address supply chain issues and rising costs facing consumers while ensuring that American farmers can get their products to the global market. “As we work to fight inflation, fixing our supply chains and cracking down on corporate greed are key,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, the House passed a bipartisan bill to bring accountability to giant ocean shipping companies to stop their price... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Congressional Art Competition

April 10th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Congressional Art Competition

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline – which is Thursday, April 21st. Students are limited to one entry each. “Every year, talented students from across our district submit creative artwork for the Congressional Art Competition, and I’m excited to announce this year’s competition is now underway,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “When I walk the halls of the Capitol,... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Commemorates National Public Schools Week With New Funding

February 22nd, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Commemorates National Public Schools Week With New Funding

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) recognized National Public Schools Week which runs from February 21st through the 25th. The American Rescue Plan, which Bustos helped pass, secured more than $595 million for public schools in Northwest and Central Illinois K-12 schools to stay open safely and make up for lost learning time. “All students should have access to safe, welcoming, and well-funded public schools,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Thanks to the historic investment from the American Rescue Plan in K-12 education, our primary and secondary schools are better equipped to safely... Read More