Bustos Continues Fight To Protect Social Security, Seniors & Veterans From Benefit Cuts

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a group of 117 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in urging President Obama to rule out cuts to Social Security and veterans’ benefits in his upcoming budget proposal for next year.    In the letter, Bustos and her colleagues called on the President to avoid using the […]

Quad-City Times Letter to the Editor: Bustos, citizens discuss deficit

Recently, members of the Quad-Cities community and the surrounding area came together to give Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., an early holiday gift: civil dialogue and civic engagement on one of the nation’s most pressing issues, specifically the deficit and rising debt. At two events I facilitated on behalf of the non-partisan Concord Coalition, Bustos supporters […]

MEMO: Bustos Fighting for the Right Priorities During First Year in Office

During her first year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has fought hard for the priorities that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  She’s made the economy of her region her top priority, led efforts to create more American manufacturing jobs, took action to protect Social Security and Medicare and has been […]

Galesburg Register Mail: Bustos leads budget workshop

GALESBURG — Nearly 40 people worked toward finding solutions to the national deficit and federal budget issues during a workshop hosted by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, at Carl Sandburg College Tuesday. Bustos hosted the interactive budget workshop in partnership with the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan and nonprofit group that focuses on federal fiscal policy […]