VIDEO: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes Against Devastating Trumpcare bill

Bustos spoke on the floor of the House moments before the Trumpcare vote  WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted against the Washington Republicans’ Trumpcare bill which has been projected to kill nearly 2 million jobs, strip coverage from 24 million individuals, impose an age tax on older Americans and place nearly 700 rural hospitals at […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos votes for compromise bill to prevent a government shutdown

Bustos fought to include year round Pell grants, drinking water infrastructure investments, a requirement for the Department of Defense to only purchase flags made in America and continued support for the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’17 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2017. Once […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Highlights National Farmers Union’s Continued Opposition to Trumpcare

National Farmers Union: Trumpcare would force “individuals with preexisting conditions to contend with increased premiums, higher deductibles and longer waiting periods for coverage”  WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, highlighted a new letter from the National Farmers Union and reiterated her opposition to Washington Republicans’ Trumpcare bill as […]

Year-Round Pell Grant Eligibility for Students that Bustos & Loebsack Fought for Included in Today’s Omnibus Legislation

Bustos & Loebsack introduced bipartisan legislation in March that would allow students to receive Pell grant assistance year-round, including summer semesters  WASHINGTON– Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Bill, which is expected to be passed in the House today, provides year-round Pell Grant eligibility which was […]