Bustos Applauds President For Protecting Social Security In His Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s decision to not include Social Security benefit cuts in his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget proposal. Last month, Bustos sent a letter urging the President to stand with seniors and middle class families and reject the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) […]

Bustos Advocates For Middle Class, Seniors In Budget Letter To Obama

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her work to protect Medicare and Social Security by sending a letter to President Obama urging him to stand with seniors and middle class families and reject the chained Consumer Price Index (CPI). Using the chained CPI to calculate cost-of-living adjustments to Social Security would reduce […]

YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Bustos Reminds Illinois Seniors Of Medicare Open Enrollment Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinois seniors of the Medicare open enrollment period during which seniors can make changes to their Medicare plan and sign up for 2015 coverage. Medicare open enrollment began last month and continues through December 7th. It is not connected to the Affordable Care Act health care […]