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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Congratulates New House Leadership

December 12th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Congratulates New House Leadership

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement congratulating the new House Democrat Leadership for the 118th Congress. “Today represents a shift in America’s historic winds as House Democrats have elected a new top three to guide our caucus and our country. I want to congratulate my friends and colleagues, Hakeem Jeffries, Katherine Clark and Pete Aguilar, as they usher in the next era of political leadership. “It was Speaker Nancy Pelosi who said, ‘A new day is dawning,’ and I have no doubt that this leadership team is ready to meet the challenges this day will... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos’ Statement on Speaker Pelosi’s Decision to Step Down

November 21st, 2022

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that she will not seek a leadership position in the 118th Congress. “Historic in so many ways, Nancy Pelosi is one-of-a-kind. Love her or not — and I love her — she will be written and talked about for decades and centuries to come as one of THE most effective Speakers in the history of our great nation. “For more than half of my time in Congress, I have sat alongside her at the leadership table in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here’s the not-so-behind-the-scenes... Read More

BREAKING: Covid Stimulus Payments Coming, Here’s The Deal On The New Package

December 20th, 2020
BREAKING: Covid Stimulus Payments Coming, Here's The Deal On The New Package

BREAKING NEWS: At long last, an over $900 billion covid stimulus deal has been reached by Congress, and will be finalized and voted on within the next 24 hours, according to various reports. According to reporting from CNN, as well as direct video on CSPAN, YouTube and other sources, House and Senate Democratic and Republican leaders have announced the deal will be voted on in the House tonight, and is expected to be passed by the Senate tonight or tomorrow and signed into law by the president by tomorrow at the latest, allowing direct stimulus payments and programs to go into effect immediately,... Read More

We Need Another Covid Stimulus Bill, For The Sake Of Small Businesses And The Arts

September 30th, 2020
We Need Another Covid Stimulus Bill, For The Sake Of Small Businesses And The Arts

Today, negotiations are set to continue on another covid stimulus bill. Nancy Pelosi has said, to her credit, that she doesn’t want Congress to adjourn without another one. And, Steven Mnuchin, also to his credit, has seemed eager to likewise get a deal done. And make no doubt about it, there NEEDS to be another deal. And it NEEDS to get done before Congress goes home for a month for the window dressing of campaigning for votes during a time in which they should be earning them by actually doing something for the people whom they claim to represent. Recent numbers show as many as 60 percent... Read More