Bustos Encourages Illinoisans to Sign Up for Health Insurance Coverage Before Midnight Deadline

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged Illinoisans to sign up for health insurance coverage before midnight – the deadline to enroll in or make changes to 2017 health plans through the Affordable Care Act. “Tonight is the deadline for Illinoisans to sign up or make changes to coverage under the Affordable Care Act, […]

Bustos Statement on Donald Trump’s life-threatening refugee ban

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos responded to President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees from seven countries. This executive order very clearly undermines the safety of refugees fleeing the very terrorists we are at war with, and jeopardizes the security of American troops across the globe. As was detailed in a New York Times story this morning, at […]

Bustos Statement on Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Address

“Gov. Rauner’s first two years have been an epic failure that has pushed our state to an unprecedented crisis point. Under his downturn agenda, our state’s most vulnerable citizens are unable to count on services they should be able to take for granted, including domestic violence shelters, home health assistance or child-care assistance for low-income […]

Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $1,334,110 in federal funding for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start program. Established in the late-1960s, Project NOW is a Community Action Agency that serves low-income families in the Quad-City area and strives to help them achieve economic security […]