Rep. Bustos Talks with VA Clinic Staff

STATELINE (WIFR) – A local lawmaker continues to be proactive when it comes to checking in on Stateline VA clinics. U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos is learning more about the state of the VA clinic in Freeport. She reviewed scheduling procedures with administration as well as meeting with some of the veteran patients. Bustos says she […]

No troubles at Freeport VA clinic, says Rep. Cheri Bustos

FREEPORT — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos said Thursday that the care provided at the city’s Veteran’s Administration outpatient clinic is superb, unlike the widespread examples of patient neglect and mismanagement that have plagued VA hospitals nationwide. Bustos’ comments came after the East Moline Democrat met with staff and patients at the Freeport clinic, 1301 Kiwanis […]

U.S. Rep. Bustos gives Bob Michel Clinic a second look

PEORIA — The lack of a waiting list put the Bob Michel Outpatient Clinic in Peoria on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ list of locations that needed “further review,” officials say. U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and Dr. Dexter Hazlewood, the clinic’s chief medical officer, said a recent audit flagged a lack of […]