BUSTOS CONVENES ROUNDTABLE ON E-CIGARETTES AND VAPING

Peoria – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) convened a roundtable on the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping today, bringing together representatives from Peoria Schools, the Peoria County Health Department, OSF Health Care and members of the community that have been impacted. “From our smallest towns to our biggest cities, teen vaping is a scourge and we […]

BUSTOS & UNDERWOOD CONVENE ROUNDTABLE ON BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH

Rockford – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) convened a roundtable on Black maternal health today, in order to explore local and state approaches to addressing maternal health in the African American community. Hosted by SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, the event brought together health care and patient advocacy stakeholders from the local […]

Bustos Statement on First-Ever Rural Health Liaison Designation

Rural Health Liaison Position Created by Bustos as part of 2018 Bipartisan Legislation Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Rural Health Liaison, a position created by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) in the 2018 Farm Bill, will be filled by Betty Ann Bryce. In response, Congresswoman Bustos released the following […]

Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]