YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $855,000 In Grants For Local Health Centers

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced four grants totaling $855,472 to support healthcare in the region. These grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Cluster Program. The grants provide for community-based health care organizations that provide primary care in underserved areas. “I’m […]

Bustos Seeks Answers On Protections For Americans From Ebola Threat

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to do everything in its power to protect American citizens, both at home and traveling and living abroad, from the Ebola threat currently spreading throughout West Africa.  In her letter to the Director of the CDC, Bustos urged the federal […]

Bustos Urges Local Participation In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Tomorrow

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) urged communities across the region to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a national initiative aimed at encouraging the public to dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs that are prone to abuse and theft. “Proactively ridding our homes of unused or unwanted prescription drugs are a small […]