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 Statement On Farm Bill Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after House leadership finally allowed the Farm Bill to go to a conference committee to reconcile differences with the Senate-passed Farm Bill.  Illinois farmers and producers have been operating without a Farm Bill since the previous […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Push To End Irresponsible & Needless Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push to end the irresponsible and needless government shutdown by signing a “discharge petition” that would force House leadership to bring a common sense bill supported by both Democrats and Republicans that would fund the government to the House floor for an up or down […]