Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on White House Proposal to Increase Funding to Fight Heroin Epidemic

WASHINGTON – Today, the White House announced a proposal for over $1.1 billion in new funding to address the heroin epidemic and prescription opioid abuse. As the heroin epidemic has taken a heavy toll on too many families in communities across Illinois, Congresswoman Bustos has advocated for additional funding for treatment centers and law enforcement agencies […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Health Care Coverage for Illinoisans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell, which upheld health care coverage for many across Illinois: “I have long believed that every American deserves access to quality, affordable health care and have worked with both Democrats and Republicans on […]

Bustos Announces Additional $2.5 Million Investment In Rockford’s Crusader Community

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,511,069 grant to Crusader Community Health Clinic in Rockford. This grant is the second part of a total $5,022,138 grant awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Cluster Program to provide for community-based health care organizations that […]