Reps. Bustos and Jenkins Introduce Nurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) and Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced that they have introduced bipartisan legislation to improve care for babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), exposure to opioids during pregnancy. H.R. 4978, the Nurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act will expand our knowledge of care of NAS babies, including the […]

Bustos Calls for Action for Families in Galesburg with Lead Contaminated Water

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) wrote an op-ed in the Galesburg Register-Mail and gave a speech on the Floor of the House urging action to achieve a long-term solution to the problem of elevated lead levels in Galesburg’s water. On Friday, Bustos met with Galesburg City officials and the Knox County Health Department […]

Alan Massie

“I needed assistance in buying health insurance through the government marketplace and I asked Cheri Bustos for help. With her assistance, I was able to purchase health insurance with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2016. Her staff was prompt and very helpful.” Alan Massie, Milan

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 […]