Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Jan 28, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced her first bill of the 114th Congress, an enhanced and updated version of the Government Waste Reduction Act, a common sense bill that could save tens of billions of dollars for American taxpayers by rooting out waste in government while protecting middle class priorities.
Jan 26, 2015 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos, Diana DeGette, Rosa DeLauro, Elizabeth Esty and Raul Ruiz introduced the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act which would prohibit the advertising and marketing of e-cigarettes to children.
Jan 21, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her work to protect Medicare and Social Security by sending a letter to President Obama urging him to stand with seniors and middle class families and reject the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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