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 […]

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 […]