With Congress Back in Session, Bustos Urges Colleagues to Address Issues Facing Rural America

WASHINGTON – Today, with the House of Representatives back from the August district work period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (Il-17) urged her colleagues on both sides of the aisle to focus on the pressing issues impacting families in rural America, including improving access to doctors and rural broadband. This past month, Congresswoman Bustos was in every […]

Bustos Releases EpiPen & Prescription Drug Cost Findings from Survey of 17th District Residents

From Friday-Tuesday, Bustos asked Constituents to share their thoughts on recent prescription drug issues MOLINE, IL – On Friday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos asked her constituents from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to share their opinion on the recent news stories about the drug manufacturer Mylan charging upwards of $600 for a two-pack of EpiPens. In the […]

Session held for seniors about scam awareness

Originally appeared on Rockford’s WIFR.  ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — It’s been estimated that seniors lose over $36 billion every year to financial fraud. That’s why a local representative is teaming up with AARP to help make sure our loved ones can avoid being victims. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos lead Monday’s session, talking about the do’s and […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Package of Bills to Address Heroin Epidemic

Bustos’ Bill to Improve Care for Babies Born Addicted to Heroin is Included in the Legislation WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Bustos voted in favor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a compromise piece of legislation between the House of Representatives and United States Senate to address the heroin epidemic that’s affecting communities across our […]