2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

Bustos Helps Pass Funding Packages With Major Local Wins

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Pass Full House Washington – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass, out of the House of Representatives, two major funding packages to fully fund the federal government. Congresswoman Bustos secured sweeping wins for hardworking Illinoisans in both packages, including […]

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 […]