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 […]

Bustos Helps Lead New Effort To Protect Children From Dangerous & Addictive E-Cigarettes

New Bill Would Ban Marketing Of E-Cigarettes To Children & Teens WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) joined with Representatives Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), and Tim Bishop (D-NY) to introduce the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act to prohibit the advertising of dangerous and […]

Bustos Leads Common Sense Effort To Ensure All Illinoisans Have Access To Health Care Come January 1st

Bustos Fix Would Protect Those Who Were Unable To Sign Up For Health Insurance Due To Exchange Glitches   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) partnered with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-1) to introduce the Coverage Protection Act.  This common sense bill ensures people who put in a good-faith effort, but were unable to […]