Bustos Statement on Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Address

“Gov. Rauner’s first two years have been an epic failure that has pushed our state to an unprecedented crisis point. Under his downturn agenda, our state’s most vulnerable citizens are unable to count on services they should be able to take for granted, including domestic violence shelters, home health assistance or child-care assistance for low-income […]

Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $1,334,110 in federal funding for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start program. Established in the late-1960s, Project NOW is a Community Action Agency that serves low-income families in the Quad-City area and strives to help them achieve economic security […]

Bustos Statement on the Inauguration of President Donald Trump

Bustos and House Democrats wear #ProtectOurCare buttons in solidarity with the millions of Americans who have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act WASHINGTON – Today, following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos gave her response. During the ceremony, Bustos and House Democrats wore #ProtectOurCare buttons to highlight the positive impact the Affordable […]

VIDEO: Bustos, House Democratic Leadership Show Real Impact of Republican Plans to Repeal the ACA and #MakeAmericaSickAgain

Bustos tells the story of how repeal would hurt the Carlson Family from Abingdon, Illinois WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, joined several other House Democrats for a press conference to tell the stories of Americans who have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act and would […]