Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Budget Conference Committee To Protect Social Security & Medicare

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she called on the Budget Conference Committee to protect Social Security and Medicare in the event that a budget deal is reached next month.  In a letter Bustos sent to the co-chairs of the House and Senate Budget Conference Committee  – Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Paul Ryan […]

Cheri Bustos Visits With Seniors

A local congresswoman gets up close and personal to help senior citizens enroll in Medicare. Cheri Bustos shadowed workers at the In Touch Adult Day Center in Moline Monday. It's part of her “Cheri on shift” outreach program She also met with seniors to advise them on the current Medicare open enrollment period, and also […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Alerts Illinois Seniors To Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinois seniors of the Medicare open enrollment period that began earlier this week across the country.  Medicare open enrollment is the period during which seniors can make changes to their Medicare plan and sign up for 2014 coverage.  Medicare open enrollment goes through December 7th and is not connected […]

Bustos, Loebsack Fight To Protect Medicare Open Enrollment During Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) joined together to ensure that Medicare open enrollment is not affected by the current reckless and irresponsible government shutdown.  In a joint letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, Bustos and Loebsack urged her to make […]