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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act

July 30th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act – legislation to invest in wildfire prevention, response and resiliency efforts for communities impacted by drought. The bill also includes a provision supported by Congresswoman Bustos to increase pay for federal structural firefighters – including those at the Rock Island Arsenal. “As extreme weather events become increasingly common, we continue to see the heartbreaking impacts of wildfires on American families,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “I was proud to help pass comprehensive legislation... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Advance Telehealth Access Beyond Covid

July 28th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Advance Telehealth Access Beyond Covid

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a longtime champion for increasing telehealth availability, voted to pass the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act – bipartisan legislation to ensure that Medicare patients can continue to access telehealth services beyond the current public health emergency. The White House has announced its support for the legislation through a Statement of Administration Policy. “Every American deserves access to high-quality, affordable health care – no matter where they live,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, we passed bipartisan legislation that will allow... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Prevent Gun Violence by Expanding Red Flag Laws

June 13th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Prevent Gun Violence by Expanding Red Flag Laws

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act to empower communities to prevent gun violence before it occurs. This legislation empowers family members and law enforcement to seek a federal court order to temporarily remove access to guns from those who pose a danger to themselves or others, while incentivizing states to adopt their own “red flag laws.” “Cracking down on the rampant gun violence taking lives across our country means keeping guns away from those who pose a threat to themselves or others,” said Congresswoman Bustos.... Read More