Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Non-Partisan Report Confirming GOP’s “Pay More for Less” Bill will Raise Costs, Lower Quality of Care and Lead to 24 Million Americans Losing Health Coverage

WASHINGTON – Today, after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their long awaited report on Washington Republicans’ health care repeal bill, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17)  issued the following statement: “During the campaign, President Trump promised he would never cut Medicaid – with today’s non-partisan report from the Congressional Budget Office, he has officially broken […]

Congresswoman Bustos Delivers the Weekly Democratic Address

In Speech to the Nation, Bustos Highlights How Washington Republicans “Pay More For Less” Healthcare Bill Would Hurt Older Americans and Working Families Across the Heartland WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. As the only Midwesterner in elected Democratic Leadership, Congresswoman […]

Bustos Statement on Trumpcare and Washington Republicans’ Attempt to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Bustos Urges Bipartisan Cooperation to Improve Health Care for All Americans WASHINGTON – Today, after reviewing the proposed American Health Care Act – also known as Trumpcare – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced her strong opposition to the legislation: “I spent a decade of my career working in health care – before, during and after […]

NEW DATA: Repeal of the Affordable Care Act would be Devastating for Hardworking Families from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District

Meanwhile in D.C., Washington Republicans Literally Hide Their Health Care Repeal Plan from the American People WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) shared new data from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about how repealing the Affordable Care Act would hurt families in Illinois’ 17th […]