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 […]

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 […]