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 […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

Senator Donnelly (D-IN) Introduces Companion Legislation in the Senate WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to lead the legislation in the House are Representatives […]

Hear from the Heartland: Congresswoman Bustos hears from Amber Faivre about how Washington Republicans are risking her health and financial wellbeing

“If I lose my insurance, and this isn’t fixed, I’m just terrified to see what possibly could happen.”  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released her fifth “Hear from the Heartland” video to share how Trumpcare could hurt people in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. In the […]

Jim and Ashley Thicksten share their “Hear from the Heartland” story about how Trumpcare could hurt their family

“I worry about once you stop focusing on the rights of an individual, and you see someone who has a preexisting condition as maybe not quite as important as someone that doesn’t – where does it stop?” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released her fourth […]