Bustos, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Effort To Cut Government Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to introduce the Government Transformation Act, a new bipartisan effort to cut duplicative services and root out waste in government while protecting middle class priorities.  “Every year, think tanks, auditors, investigators and even Uncle Sam’s own Government Accountability Office crank out […]

Bustos Continues Fight To End Improper Federal Payments With New Bipartisan Waste Reduction Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her ongoing efforts to end improper federal payments by joining with Congressman Mick Mulvaney (SC-5) to introduce new, bipartisan legislation to cut down on waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government and save billions of taxpayer dollars. The Improper Payments Coordination Act of 2015 would […]

Bustos Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Plan To Curb Improper Payments To The Deceased

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), leading a bipartisan group of Members in the House and Senate, introduced legislation that could help save millions of federal dollars by curbing erroneous payments to deceased individuals. Bustos was joined by Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) to introduce the House version of The Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People […]

Bustos Applauds President For Protecting Social Security In His Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s decision to not include Social Security benefit cuts in his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal. Last month, Bustos sent a letter urging the President to stand with seniors and middle class families and reject the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) […]