Bustos Leads Common Sense Effort To Ensure All Illinoisans Have Access To Health Care Come January 1st

Bustos Fix Would Protect Those Who Were Unable To Sign Up For Health Insurance Due To Exchange Glitches   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) partnered with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-1) to introduce the Coverage Protection Act.  This common sense bill ensures people who put in a good-faith effort, but were unable to […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Thanks Service Members Serving Overseas This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives thanking all of our service members who are serving overseas and are not with their families this holiday season.   Bustos’ prepared remarks are below: I rise today to thank all of our brave heroes […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights For Troops, Military Families & To Address Sexual Assaults In Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) fought for our troops, military families and to address the growing sexual assault crisis in the military by supporting the bipartisan FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  “Providing support for brave service members and their families will always be a top priority for me,” said Congresswoman […]

Bustos Supports Bipartisan Plan To Ease Sequestration, Protect Jobs & Economy, Avoid Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after voting for the bipartisan budget proposal that eases sequestration and avoids another politically induced, unnecessary government shutdown: “As someone who has long advocated for a bipartisan budget that reduces the deficit in a balanced way while protecting the economy and the middle […]