Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Illinois) biography

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Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL 17th District)

4th term Democrat from Illinois 17th District.


Residence: Moline

Marital Status: Married (Gerry)

Prev. Occupation: Journalist, Communications Executive

Prev. Political Exp.: East Moline City Council, 2007-11, US House 2013-present

Education: BA Univ. of MD, 1983; MA Univ. of IL - Springfield, 1985

Birthdate: 10/17/1961

Birthplace: East Moline, IL

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Patrick Harlan


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Cheri Bustos.


Washington, D.C. Office:

1233 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1317
Phone: (202) 225-5905

Rock Island Office: (more district offices)

2401 4th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
Phone: (309) 786-3406
Fax: (309) 786-3720


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Jon Pyatt
  • Scheduler: Laura Piccioli
  • Legis. Dir.: Trevor Reuschel
  • Comm. Dir.: Sean Higgins
  • Education LA: Leighton Huch
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Leighton Huch
  • Telecomm LA: Leighton Huch
  • Transportation LA: Leighton Huch
  • Trade LA: Trevor Reuschel
  • Commerce LA: Trevor Reuschel
  • Labor LA: Trevor Reuschel
  • Budget LA: Trevor Reuschel
  • Government Affairs LA: Trevor Reuschel
  • Space - NASA LA: Matt Bright
  • Animal Welfare LA: Matt Bright


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Cheri Bustos's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Cheri Bustos a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Cheri Bustos
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Cheri Bustos
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Cheri Bustos
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Cheri Bustos
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Cheri Bustos


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