Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]

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 […]

House Again Passes Disaster Aid After GOP Obstruction

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed a $19.1 billion appropriations bill to help families recover from natural disasters – including the flooding that has devastated much of the Midwest. “With the passage of today’s disaster relief bill, families across the country can finally breathe a sigh of relief as it heads to the president’s desk,” […]

VIDEO: Bustos Introduces Illinois Attorney General at Appropriations Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul at a hearing for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The hearing focused on combatting “wage theft” – when workers are not awarded the wages they’ve rightfully earned on the job – and the Department of […]