Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with fellow downstate Illinois Representatives Rodney Davis (IL-13), John Shimkus (IL-15), Mike Bost (IL-12) and Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) and Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk in the introduction of the Fairness in Federal Disaster Declarations Act to reform the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster declaration process and bring fairness to our small communities in larger states like Illinois.
Mar 24, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) heeded her call to expand veterans’ access to healthcare by modifying the calculation used to determine whether a veteran is eligible to receive care at a non-VA medical facility through the Veterans Choice Program.

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