Bustos Leads Group Of 116 Lawmakers In Calling On Congress To Stay In Session Until Veterans’ Healthcare Bill Is Passed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a group of 116 lawmakers in calling on Congress to stay in session, and forego the August district work period, until the passage of compromise legislation to help our nation’s veterans get access to the timely and quality healthcare they have earned and deserve.  Both the […]

Bustos Supports Bipartisan Effort To Make Travel Easier & More Comfortable For Aging Honor Flight Veterans

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) supported bipartisan legislation to make it easier and more comfortable for aging Honor Flight veterans, many of whom are seniors and suffering from physical ailments, to travel to and from Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor. “It is always an honor to help welcome the brave […]

Bustos Responds To Fulton County Veteran, Fights To Improve Care For Toxic Burn Pits Exposure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following her recent roundtable with veterans in Fulton County earlier this month, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to improve care for our nation’s veterans by supporting the Helping Veterans Exposed to Toxic Chemicals Act.  Todd White, a Lewistown resident who served  in Afghanistan, attended Bustos’ recent vets’ listening roundtable […]