In Response To Bustos Letter, Social Security Administration Reverses Decision To Cut Field Office Services

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) received word that her fight to prevent service cuts at Social Security Field Offices achieved its goal. In a response to the Congresswoman’s letter of June 20, the Social Security Administration notified Congresswoman Bustos that, contrary to their original plans, they would continue to provide benefit verification letters at regional […]

Congresswoman Bustos Supports Stalling Social Security Office Cuts

Additional cuts to services at Social Security Administration offices around the country are expected to go into effect next month. Now, 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has signed onto legislation that would prevent those cuts for one year. Social Security number printouts and, in October, benefit verification statements would not be supplied through the local […]

Bustos Fights To Protect Seniors From Cuts To Local Social Security Offices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her fight to protect local seniors by supporting legislation that would delay cuts to services at Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices across the country. Illinois’ 17th Congressional District is home to seven Social Security field offices, located in Peoria, Galesburg, Pekin, Rockford, Freeport, Rock Island, […]

Bustos Applauds President For Protecting Social Security For Seniors & Veterans In Upcoming Budget

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement upon receiving news that President Obama will not include Social Security benefit cuts in his upcoming budget proposal for next year.  Yesterday, Bustos helped lead a group of 117 members of Congress in urging the President to rule out cuts to Social Security and veterans’ benefits […]