Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Lower Health Care Costs, Protect Illinoisans with Pre-Existing Conditions

Patient Advocates, Hospitals Speak Out in Support of House Democratic Legislation – Against White House Health Care Sabotage WASHINGTON – Fighting back against Washington Republican efforts to raise costs for Illinoisans, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation to protect affordable care for people with pre-existing conditions. Congresswoman Bustos and House Democrats passed H.R. 986 […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Rein in Prescription Drug Pricing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) helped pass two pieces of legislation aimed at combatting the rising costs of prescription drugs. Congresswoman Bustos supported the passage of the Orange Book Transparency Act of 2019 and the Purple Book Continuity Act of 2019. Both of these bills are designed to increase transparency and competition to […]

Bustos Secures Wins for Rural Health Care, Students and Workforce Development in Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a robust Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) funding bill out of the House Appropriations Committee. The legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]

Bustos Announces $1.4 Million Federal Investment in Knox County Health Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Knox County Health Department will receive $1,427,754 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program. These grants help community-based health care organizations provide primary care for underserved communities. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the powerful House […]