Bustos Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Opinion Draft

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that would overturn the longstanding Roe v. Wade precedent:  “In America, we don’t allow the government to come into our home and force a decision on us and our family. Yet that’s exactly what this draft opinion prepares to […]

Bustos Highlights 12 Years of the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted how, after twelve years, the life-saving Affordable Care Act has expanded access to quality, affordable health insurance in Illinois and across the country. “The Affordable Care Act represented a generational step forward in the fight to secure quality, affordable health care for every American,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Twelve years later, this historic law continues to safeguard […]

ROCKFORD & FREEPORT: Bustos Secures Funds for YMCA of Rock River Valley, Rosecrance Outpatient Clinic

The funding was included in the FY22 omnibus legislative package which will be signed by President Biden in the coming days.  WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that she has secured more than $1 million for a Youth Equity Center at the YMCA of Rock River Valley […]

Bustos Pushes For Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests For Servicemembers and Their Families

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined her colleagues on a letter to the Department of Defense urging Secretary Lloyd Austin to make at-home COVID-19 tests available to service members and their families at no cost and without unnecessary medical requirements. In the letter, the Members encourage the Department of Defense to provide the more than 9.6 […]