BUSTOS DELIVERS KEY RURAL HEALTH PRIORITIES TO SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos and Secretary Azar WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, on National Rural Health Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered key rural health priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II. She was part of a small bipartisan, bicameral group of members invited […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1.3 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR LOCAL HEALTH CENTERS

WASHINGTON – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that health centers in the district will receive a total of $1,341,622 in federal funding. These federal grants were awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program that helps community-based health care organizations provide primary care for […]

BUSTOS HELPS PASS LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT OPEN AND FUND CRITICAL PRIORITIES

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – released the following statement after she helped pass legislation keep the government open and address critical priorities: “With the threat of a government shutdown looming, I was pleased to help pass legislation to ensure the government is funded. […]

BUSTOS PRESSES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ON ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROTECTION FAILURES

Office of Inspector General Report Details Inability to Properly Implement the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – pushed representatives from the VA on an inability to properly implement […]