Bustos Leads Bipartisan Group Of 66 Members Of Congress To Protect Local Social Security Offices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to protect seniors by leading a bipartisan effort of 66 Members of Congress in calling on the Social Security Administration (SSA) to protect local field offices across the country from closure in the coming years. Illinois’ 17th Congressional District is home to seven Social […]

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 […]