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 […]

Bustos Bill to Improve Care for Babies Born with Heroin Addiction Passes the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her bipartisan bill, the Nurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act (H.R. 4978), passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support. This common sense legislation, which will be included in a package of bills passed by the House to address the scourge of heroin addiction across our […]

Bustos’ Legislation to Protect Infants from Opioid Exposure Passes Out of Committee

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her bipartisan bill to improve care for children born with opioid addiction has passed out of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Bustos’ bill, the Nurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act (H.R. 4978), now moves toward full consideration by the House. “As a mother, I […]