Congresswoman Bustos Testifies on the Importance of Down Syndrome Research Funding at Congressional Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) testified at a hearing on the importance of biomedical research into Down Syndrome that was hosted by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies. As a co-chair of the Congressional Task Force on Down Syndrome, she was invited to give remarks to […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Decertify the Iran Nuclear Agreement

“Today President Trump decided to break with intelligence officials, national security experts, the International Atomic Energy Agency, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China. President Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran agreement undermines our allies, damages our international standing and risks our national security. It sends another clear signal to the world that the United States […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Raise Health Care Costs and Undermine Access

Rather than working across the aisle to lower costs and fix what’s broken, Trump’s decision to end Cost Sharing Subsidies means he fully owns any future problems in health care “President Trump directly promised there would be ‘insurance for everybody’ and health care would be a ‘lot less expensive.’ His decision to take away funding […]

Bustos Tapped for Key Leadership Role for FY 2018 National Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced her appointment to the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee. The Conference Committee, made up of a select group of House and Senate members, will merge the House and Senate versions of the bill into a final version. After the conference completes its […]