Bustos, Cole, Butterfield, Mullin Join More Than 700 Health Advocates to Launch New Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus

WASHINGTON – Today,U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Tom Cole (R-OK), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), alongside community health advocates from Aligning for Health, the YMCA and CareSource, announced the founding of the bipartisan Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus. Co-Chairs Bustos, Cole, Butterfield and Mullin joined more than 700 advocates for a […]

Bustos Helps Pass Key Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Package Out of Committee

With Bustos Priorities, Appropriations Package Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass the FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education funding bill out of the full House Appropriations Committee – sending it to the House Floor […]

Bipartisan Bustos Bill to Improve Health Takes Step Forward to Becoming Law

Social Determinants Accelerator Act clears critical legislative hurdle WASHINGTON – Today, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) passed the Health Subcommittee in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, clearing a major hurdle on the pathway to becoming law. The bipartisan Social Determinants Accelerator Act would create federal grant programs to empower states, local governments, […]

Bustos, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Crisis Care and Address Mental Illness

Bustos Bill Earns Key National Endorsements and Support from Providers in the Quad Cities, Rockford and Peoria WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the Crisis Care Enhancement Act as the COVID-19 pandemic and opioid crisis have revealed an increased need for comprehensive crisis care services. That’s why this bill […]