Representatives Rush and Bustos Introduce Safe Drinking Water Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) and Cheri Bustos (D-17) introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act, a bill that would establish a $50 million grant program within EPA that would allow local education agencies and districts to replace lead service lines and lead solder used in school plumbing. This bill is a companion […]

Bustos Announces more than $300,000 in Grants for Health Centers IT Systems Across the 17th District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $308,995 in total funding for several community health centers across her district. These federal dollars, from the Department of Health and Human Services, will help improve the IT systems at five community health clinics. “Community health centers are a very effective way to make sure families […]

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 […]