Bustos Leads Social Determinants of Health Caucus in Briefing on Role of Transportation as a Social Determinant of Health

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Salud Carbajal (D-CA), members of the Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus, held the Caucus’s first briefing focused on the role of transportation as a social determinant of health. The briefing highlighted transportation barriers that impact individuals’ health and […]

Bustos Bill to Honor WWII Cadet Nurses Receives Congressional Hearing

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs in support of her bipartisan, bicameral legislation to recognize the service of Cadet Nurses. The Cadet Nurse program was established during World War II to address nursing shortages. Despite their selfless service, Cadet Nurses have […]

Bustos, Chemistry Caucus Recognize National Chemistry Week

Chemistry Week will be celebrated October 17th through 23rd MOLINE —  U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Moolenaar (MI-04) sponsored a bipartisan House resolution designating the week beginning October 17, 2021 as National Chemistry Week and recognizing the important role chemistry plays in addressing critical challenges around the world. The resolution also notes the […]

Bustos Highlights Child Tax Credit Payment Hitting Bank Accounts TODAY

More than 2.3 million children in Illinois will benefit from the payments in October Nearly $580 million paid to Illinois families this month Illinois families received $2.2 billion from July through October MOLINE — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is highlighting that the next round of Child Tax Credit monthly tax cut payments will hit bank accounts today, Friday, October […]