Bustos: Secretary Carson’s Actions Reinforce Need for Better Accountability Laws

Bustos Introduced Legislation to Crack Down on Wasteful Cabinet Spending Earlier This Year WASHINGTON – A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showed that Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson broke the law when he neglected to report an order for a more than $30,000 dining set and $8,000 dishwasher for his […]

Bustos Applauds House Passage of the Equality Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after H.R. 5, the Equality Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today, I was proud to vote in favor of the Equality Act – along with our entire Democratic Caucus – because we must eradicate discrimination of all kinds. Nobody should be fired […]

Bustos, House Democrats Pass Legislation to Bring Down the Cost of Health Care and Prescription Drugs

Last Week, House Passed Additional Legislation to Rein in Prescription Drug Prices and Protect Health Care for People with Pre-Existing Conditions WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and House Democrats passed major legislation to lower the cost of health care and prescription drugs – delivering on a key commitment to the American people. H.R. […]

Bustos Meets with Transportation for Illinois Coalition

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met with the Transportation for Illinois Coalition to hear about their priorities and discuss work on a major infrastructure package. The group included representatives from organized labor, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, contractors and engineers. “For years, investing in our infrastructure has been a top priority of mine […]