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 […]

Bustos Bill Targets Benefits Paid to Deceased

 A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, would introduce measures to stop federal benefits from being paid to the deceased. The Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement Act has attracted 50 cosponsors and would give federal agencies access to the Death Master File database maintained by the Social Security Administration. According to Rep. […]