Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Ryan Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after Congressman Paul Ryan, the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, released his latest budget proposal: “Today’s misguided proposal from Paul Ryan once again attempts to balance the budget on the backs of hardworking Illinois middle class families, seniors and students. It raises the cost […]

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 […]