Reps Bustos, Loebsack Fight to Protect Military Retirees From Benefit Cuts

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) announced that they are fighting to protect military retirees by supporting bipartisan legislation that would repeal cuts to military retiree cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) that were included in the recent Bipartisan Budget Act.  The Military Retirement Restoration Act is fully paid for and would repeal the […]

Bustos, Durbin Applaud New Task Force To Fight Violent Crime In Winnebago County

Following today’s announcement of the formation of the Winnebago County Violent Crime Task Force, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) commended local law enforcement leaders for coordinating their efforts to address violent crime in the Winnebago County area. The new partnership is an outgrowth of a meeting Durbin and Bustos […]

MEMO: Bustos Fighting for the Right Priorities During First Year in Office

During her first year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has fought hard for the priorities that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  She’s made the economy of her region her top priority, led efforts to create more American manufacturing jobs, took action to protect Social Security and Medicare and has been […]

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 […]