Bustos, Craig Bill to Tackle Government Waste Passes House

The Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 now heads to the President’s desk for signature Washington – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Angie Craig (MN-02) applauded the overwhelmingly bipartisan passage of their bicameral Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 out of the House. This legislation, which passed the Senate last year and will now […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

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 […]