Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was sworn in for her fourth term in the House of Representatives Thursday.
She was also elected by her colleagues to serve in House Democratic Leadership. In this role, she will serve as the only elected member of Democratic Leadership from the Midwest – bringing concerns of Heartland families to the table every single day.
“Despite the challenges we face, families across our region never give up – and they deserve representation in Washington that works just as hard to get results,” Bustos said. “That’s what I’ve always strived to do for our Congressional District – raising the concerns I hear in supermarkets across Illinois and working with both parties to get the job done for our families.
“With the new House Democratic majority, I’m hopeful that Congress will finally work for the people again – because there can’t be one set of rules for Washington and another for working families,” she continued.
Bustos said she will continue to be a strong for the 17th Congressional District in the 116th Congress.