Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans Passing a Tax Scam that will Raise Taxes on Millions of Middle Class Families to pay for a Massive Bailout to Billionaires

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted against Paul Ryan’s Billionaires-First tax plan that is projected to raise taxes for millions of hardworking middle-class families, increase the national debt by trillions of dollars and put programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Farm program payments at risk – all to provide a massive tax […]

Joined By Retired Teamsters & Miners, Senate & House Democrats Unveil New ‘Better Deal’ Proposal To Ensure 1.5 Million Retired Workers Across Country Keep Their Earned Pensions In Full

Without Congressional Action, The Retirement Benefits Of 1.5 Million Pension Plan Participant Across The Country Could Be At Risk Washington, D.C. – Senate and House Democrats today unveiled the latest tenet of their economic agenda, “A Better Deal,” which would ensure the pensions that American workers have earned over a lifetime of work are safeguarded and […]

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 […]

Congresswoman Bustos announces over $2 million for Barber-Colman Factory Campus redevelopment in Rockford

Economic Development Administration Funding will support job training center and commercial, industrial development WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,216,435 federal investment in the city of Rockford. This Economic Development Administration investment funds the redevelopment of the 22-acre former Barber-Colman Factory Campus. The project will open up industrial and commercial development in […]

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