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 […]

Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]