Congresswoman Bustos Supports Stalling Social Security Office Cuts

Additional cuts to services at Social Security Administration offices around the country are expected to go into effect next month. Now, 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has signed onto legislation that would prevent those cuts for one year. Social Security number printouts and, in October, benefit verification statements would not be supplied through the local […]

Rep. Bustos Talks with VA Clinic Staff

STATELINE (WIFR) – A local lawmaker continues to be proactive when it comes to checking in on Stateline VA clinics. U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos is learning more about the state of the VA clinic in Freeport. She reviewed scheduling procedures with administration as well as meeting with some of the veteran patients. Bustos says she […]

No troubles at Freeport VA clinic, says Rep. Cheri Bustos

FREEPORT — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos said Thursday that the care provided at the city’s Veteran’s Administration outpatient clinic is superb, unlike the widespread examples of patient neglect and mismanagement that have plagued VA hospitals nationwide. Bustos’ comments came after the East Moline Democrat met with staff and patients at the Freeport clinic, 1301 Kiwanis […]

Bustos: Digital Lab will be statewide resource

STERLING – The soon-to-come Chicago-based digital manufacturing lab will be a resource for businesses in the Sauk Valley and the state, Rep. Cheri Bustos said. Bustos, D-East Moline, was in Sterling on Wednesday afternoon to meet with Mayor Skip Lee and Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott about economic development in the area. She also toured Wahl Clipper […]