Congresswoman Bustos Statement on H.R. 3922

“It’s appalling that just one day after introducing a bill that would raise the debt by trillions of dollars by giving windfall tax breaks to the ultra-wealthy, Washington Republicans are pitting health care for seniors against health care for children. More than a month ago, I called out Republicans for allowing this funding to expire […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Raise Health Care Costs and Undermine Access

Rather than working across the aisle to lower costs and fix what’s broken, Trump’s decision to end Cost Sharing Subsidies means he fully owns any future problems in health care “President Trump directly promised there would be ‘insurance for everybody’ and health care would be a ‘lot less expensive.’ His decision to take away funding […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos calls out Republican Majority for allowing federal funding for low-income pregnant women & children, as well as Community Health Clinics, to expire

  “Why aren’t we voting to protect these critical programs right now?” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos took to the floor of the House this week to urge Congress to extend funding for Community Health Centers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides care for pregnant women and young children from low-income households. Federal funding for […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans’ Canceling their Trumpcare vote in the Senate

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) responded to the decision of Senate Republicans to cancel their latest attempt at passing Trumpcare. “While I am glad Washington Republicans decided this won’t be the week when they try to take health care away from millions of hardworking Americans while raising out-of-pocket costs for virtually everyone else, […]

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