Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Pledges To Continue To Protect & Preserve Social Security On 78th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement saluting the Social Security program, which was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt 78 years ago today: “For the past seventy-eight years, Social Security has lifted millions of seniors out of poverty and provided many more with the opportunity to live out their […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Pledges To Continue To Protect & Preserve Medicare For Middle Class On 48th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement saluting the Medicare program, which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson 48 years ago today: “For the past forty-eight years, Medicare has provided millions of middle class seniors with quality and dependable health care in their golden years.  Along with Social […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Opposes “Chained Cpi” Proposal In President’s Budget That Could Cut Social Security Benefits For Seniors & Veterans

Bustos Helps Introduce Resolution Opposing The Use Of Chained CPI In Calculating Social Security Benefits Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced a resolution opposing the President’s proposed use of a Chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) in calculating Social Security benefits.  Switching to a chained CPI system, which President Obama proposed in his recent FY2014 budget […]

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