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 […]

Senate & House Democrats Unveil ‘A Better Deal: Universal High-Speed Internet’ – Under New Economic Agenda, Dems Announce Plan To Connect All Americans To High Speed Internet Just As FDR Did With Electricity – Telehealth Expert Who Relies On Affordable Broadband To Bring Health Care To Rural Communities Joins Via Video Conference

Over 34 Million Americans, Including 23 Million Rural Americans, Do Not Have Internet Service Available To Them At Adequate Speed & Quality – Democrats Believe Every American Needs Reliable, Affordable Broadband To Succeed In Today’s Economy Democrats Are Offering ‘A Better Deal’ For Underserved Communities – New Plan to Connect Every American To High-Speed, Affordable […]

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 […]