U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos hosts health care town hall after repeal bill pulled

This article originally appeared in the Rockford Register-Star.  ROCKFORD — Alisha Levine was at the hospital Friday afternoon awaiting surgery related to a recent miscarriage when U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act had been pulled. The Rockford family’s medical issues don’t begin — nor will they […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement after Washington Republicans Cancel their TrumpCare Vote

WASHINGTON – Today, after Washington Republicans canceled their long promised and delayed TrumpCare vote, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement: “The defeat of TrumpCare is a major victory for our children, our seniors and hardworking families across our nation,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “More than 97 percent of the individuals who contacted my office […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Delay of TrumpCare Vote

Washington Republicans promised for days there would be a vote on TrumpCare tonight WASHINGTON – Today, after President Trump and Washington Republicans delayed their long promised Thursday night vote on TrumpCare, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement: “President Trump and the Washington Republicans should take today’s […]

Congresswoman Bustos Fights to Stop TrumpCare in Floor Speech

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos took to the Floor of the House to highlight how Illinoisans would be hurt if TrumpCare becomes law. The bill, which has virtually no support outside of Washington, is expected to be voted on tomorrow. Below is the text of Congresswoman Bustos’ remarks from this afternoon:   Mr. […]