U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos hosts health care town hall after repeal bill pulled

This article originally appeared in the Rockford Register-Star.  ROCKFORD — Alisha Levine was at the hospital Friday afternoon awaiting surgery related to a recent miscarriage when U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act had been pulled. The Rockford family’s medical issues don’t begin — nor will they […]

Reps. Bustos, Rush: A fight for safe drinking water in schools

By Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Bobby L. Rush (IL-01). Originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. Whether you live on the South Side of Chicago or in rural Illinois, we all want the very best for our communities. As Illinoisans, we know the success of our state depends on the success of our families and […]

Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership Role

Originally appeared in NBC Chicago.  After being elected to a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Monday, Rep. Cheri Bustos is primed to shape outreach and communications efforts for a party that suffered a series of pivotal losses in November’s election. Bustos was tapped to co-chair the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee after winning […]

House Democrats Round out Leadership Posts

Originally appeared in Roll Call. House Democrats on Monday chose who will fill out the additional leadership posts created by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in an effort to overhaul how the caucus conducts its business. The Democrats re-elected Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Lujan’s position had […]