2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]

Congresswoman Bustos votes against Washington Republicans’ Tax Scam

Job-Killing Tax Bill will raise taxes on 86 million middle-class households, raise health care expenses, increase national debt by $2.2 trillion and make it easier for big corporations to ship jobs overseas…   All to give windfall tax breaks to corporate special interests and the ultra-wealthy WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted against Speaker Ryan’s […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on H.R. 3922

“It’s appalling that just one day after introducing a bill that would raise the debt by trillions of dollars by giving windfall tax breaks to the ultra-wealthy, Washington Republicans are pitting health care for seniors against health care for children. More than a month ago, I called out Republicans for allowing this funding to expire […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Raise Health Care Costs and Undermine Access

Rather than working across the aisle to lower costs and fix what’s broken, Trump’s decision to end Cost Sharing Subsidies means he fully owns any future problems in health care “President Trump directly promised there would be ‘insurance for everybody’ and health care would be a ‘lot less expensive.’ His decision to take away funding […]