Bustos Helps Pass Funding Bill to Clean Up Corruption & Strengthen Government Oversight

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a Financial Services and General Government funding bill out of the House of Representatives. In this bill, Congresswoman Bustos secured provisions to crack down […]

Bustos: Secretary Carson’s Actions Reinforce Need for Better Accountability Laws

Bustos Introduced Legislation to Crack Down on Wasteful Cabinet Spending Earlier This Year WASHINGTON – A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showed that Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson broke the law when he neglected to report an order for a more than $30,000 dining set and $8,000 dishwasher for his […]

Bustos & Gianforte Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect Taxpayer Dollars

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals Act. This legislation would allow all federal agencies access to the Death Master File, which is maintained by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and contains the most complete information on individuals who are reported […]

Bustos on MSNBC: House Democrats Pass “Momentous” Legislation, Deliver on Key Promise For the People

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spoke on MSNBC before she helped pass the For the People Act out of the House of Representatives. Congresswoman Bustos was an original cosponsor and helped introduce the legislation earlier this year – which includes major reforms to clean up corruption in Washington, hold politicians accountable with higher […]