U.S. Reps. Bustos, Craig, Meadows and Gianforte Introduce Bill to Tackle Government Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Angie Craig (MN-02), Mark Meadows (NC-11) and Greg Gianforte (MT – At large) introduced a bipartisan bill that would save significant taxpayer dollars by cutting down on government waste in the form of overpayments, underpayments, improperly documented payments or payments made to ineligible recipients. In FY2018 […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Strengthen Illinoisans Ability to Save for Retirement

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) voted in favor of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. This legislation will help hardworking Illinoisans save for retirement by providing assistance to small businesses, home health workers and beyond. In addition, it corrects the damaging consequences the GOP Tax Scam has had on […]

Bustos & Gianforte Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect Taxpayer Dollars

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals Act. This legislation would allow all federal agencies access to the Death Master File, which is maintained by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and contains the most complete information on individuals who are reported […]

Bustos Votes To Ensure Illinois Families Receive Tax Refunds Without Delay and to Reopen Treasury, Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for fiscal year 2019, mitigating the financial burdens on Illinois families caused by President Trump’s government shutdown. “Illinois families sent me to Washington to fight for them, and it is my job […]