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. […]

Bustos Leads Bipartisan, Common Sense Effort To Curb Fraud & Abuse & Save Government From Wasting Billions In Taxpayer Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a bipartisan, common sense effort to curb improper payments to deceased individuals and potentially save the government from wastefully spending billions of dollars in taxpayer money.  The Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement (IPACE) Act, introduced today by Bustos, would provide agencies with the tools needed to […]