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. […]

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) […]