VIDEO: Bustos Helps Protect Medicare, Critical Farm Programs from Funding Cuts

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, voted to protect Medicare and other vital programs like the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), Social Services Block Grant, Crime Victims Fund and the Prevention and Public Health Fund against funding cuts. Congresswoman Bustos chairs the […]

Michael A. Stobaugh

After getting conflicting information from SS agents regarding my full retirement benefits and your ineligibility for same, I contact Ms. Bustos to see if she could intervene and help me understand and correct the matter. Within two weeks I was contacted by her team member who requested more info and then set about getting an […]

Kathleen Vaughn

“I applied for Social Security Disability in February of 2016. After 2 denials, I wrote a letter to Rep. Bustos on 5-3-17. I was very frustrated with how slow the appeal process moved and was unable to keep up with my house payment and utility bills. I received a prompt reply from her Peoria office. […]


Bustos Events Focus on Health Care, Veterans, Education, Local Economy Washington – Last week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, traveled over 900 miles, held 18 events and meetings, and announced more than $25 million in federal funds for the region. “I always say we’re given two ears […]