BUSTOS DELIVERS KEY RURAL HEALTH PRIORITIES TO SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

CLICK HERE for a photo of Congresswoman Bustos and Secretary Azar WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, on National Rural Health Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered key rural health priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II. She was part of a small bipartisan, bicameral group of members invited […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1.3 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR LOCAL HEALTH CENTERS

WASHINGTON – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that health centers in the district will receive a total of $1,341,622 in federal funding. These federal grants were awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program that helps community-based health care organizations provide primary care for […]

BUSTOS, MCKINLEY INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO CREATE JOBS AND IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced the Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. This bipartisan legislation would create jobs and grow the economy by ensuring that all iron and steel products used for projects in the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are made entirely in […]

BUSTOS RAISES LOCAL BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING CONCERNS TO SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Bustos Raises Questions After Hearing Concerns from Local Business Leaders WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) requested information from the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding services they offer for business succession planning. Congresswoman Bustos raised these questions after listening to the experiences of community business leaders at economic roundtable discussions this year in Canton, […]