Action Center

Sign Up

August 28, 2014

Bustos co-sponsored a bill in January that would make EB-5 program permanent

Clumsy attempt to change subject backfires

Bustos campaign melting down in desperate bid to divert attention away from Bustos' broken promise to give back 10 percent of her salary

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) lashed out mindlessly today by attacking Bobby Schilling (R-Colona) for supposedly "selling visas." The EB-5 program that Bobby Schilling's employer, CMB Regional Centers, operates under is renewed by Congress every three years, and this past January, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos co-sponsored legislation to make the EB-5 program permanent. How's that for hypocrisy?

Read more...

August 25, 2014

Congresswoman Bustos promised to give up 10 percent of her salary if elected to Congress

Will she pay up?

If Bustos is not willing to keep her word on a simple campaign promise, how are voters supposed to trust her on anything?

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—
It has been a rough week for Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, whose campaign has repeatedly claimed she "misspoke" when she promised the Chicago Tribune she would give up 10 percent of her pay if elected to Congress. It appears that Bustos has no intention of following through on her promise.

Read more...

August 20, 2014

In a 2012 editorial board interview, Bustos promised to give up 10 percent of her pay if elected

Schilling: "Promises made should be promises kept." 

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—Bobby Schilling (R-Colona) is challenging incumbent Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) to follow through on her promise to give up 10 percent of her pay by donating $34,800 to a veterans charity of her choice.'

Read more...

August 11, 2014

Schilling: "monumental step" for veterans

EAST MOLINE, Ill.—
Bobby Schilling's veterans bill has been signed into law by President Obama.

Schilling's bill, which allows veterans the ability to use their own doctors in their own hometowns when VA waitlists prevent veterans from getting immediate access to care, did not become law overnight. Introduced in 2011 as the Enhanced Veterans Health Care Experience Act, Schilling worked throughout his term to pass the bill through committee, but he faced significant partisan opposition to reforming the Veterans Administration.

Read more...