Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Launches Week-Long “Preserve And Protect” Tour

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will be spending the week touring the Northwestern and Central region of Illinois that she represents and discussing the importance of preserving and protecting Medicare and Social Security. “Medicare and Social Security are solemn promises that our nation has made across generations,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “We […]

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 […]