VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos calls out Republican Majority for allowing federal funding for low-income pregnant women & children, as well as Community Health Clinics, to expire

  “Why aren’t we voting to protect these critical programs right now?” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos took to the floor of the House this week to urge Congress to extend funding for Community Health Centers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides care for pregnant women and young children from low-income households. Federal funding for […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans’ Canceling their Trumpcare vote in the Senate

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) responded to the decision of Senate Republicans to cancel their latest attempt at passing Trumpcare. “While I am glad Washington Republicans decided this won’t be the week when they try to take health care away from millions of hardworking Americans while raising out-of-pocket costs for virtually everyone else, […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans’ revived effort to raise health care costs and limit coverage

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) denounced Washington Republicans’ effort to revive Trumpcare with their Graham-Cassidy bill. “I’m deeply alarmed that Washington Republicans are once again attempting to move forward with a plan that would lead to double digit premium rate increases, discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and kick millions of Americans off […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

Senator Donnelly (D-IN) Introduces Companion Legislation in the Senate WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to lead the legislation in the House are Representatives […]