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 […]

Bustos Talks About Importance Of Putting People Over Politics In On-Going Budget Debates

Watch Bustos’ Remarks In The U.S. House of Representatives HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss the importance of putting people over politics in the on-going budget debates in Washington.  Bustos spoke about her recent visits to Head Start […]