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, […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans’ revived effort to raise health care costs and limit coverage

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) denounced Washington Republicans’ effort to revive Trumpcare with their Graham-Cassidy bill. “I’m deeply alarmed that Washington Republicans are once again attempting to move forward with a plan that would lead to double digit premium rate increases, discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and kick millions of Americans off […]