Session held for seniors about scam awareness

Originally appeared on Rockford’s WIFR.  ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — It’s been estimated that seniors lose over $36 billion every year to financial fraud. That’s why a local representative is teaming up with AARP to help make sure our loved ones can avoid being victims. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos lead Monday’s session, talking about the do’s and […]

Jackie Christopher

“My social security benefits were held up from October 2015 until March 2016. Even after numerous meetings with the agency, no action was taken on any issues. After contacting Cheri Bustos’ office, it took two intercessions by her office with great results. I am now receiving my social security benefits and received back pay from […]

Congresswoman Bustos Votes for Two Year Budget to Ensure Economic Stability, Create Thousands of Jobs and End Crisis to Crisis Governing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a two year bill to fund the federal government. While Bustos largely agreed with many positive aspects of the compromise, she strongly pushed back on a provision that would have harmed Illinois farmers.   Yesterday, just hours after the […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]