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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

September 27th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a new report from the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee that shows how the policies she has championed over the last two years will lower costs for working families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Under President Biden, we’ve made historic investments in our families and communities that will create more American jobs and bring a brighter future,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m highlighting new data from the Joint Economic Committee that shows how our work is bringing down health care, prescription drug and student loan costs... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Three Good Government Bills

September 19th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Three Good Government Bills

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act, the Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act and the Preventing a Patronage System Act – three bills to protect our institutions and make the federal government work better for the American people.   “As a former investigative reporter, I understand how important it is to hold the powerful accountable – and that includes politicians,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I voted to pass three commonsense bills to protect the institutions we depend on from political interference and ensure... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Improve Health Care for Seniors, Cut Red Tape

September 15th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Improve Health Care for Seniors, Cut Red Tape

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), voted to pass the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act, legislation that would make it easier for Illinois seniors to get the health care they need. The bill would modernize the antiquated prior authorization process in Medicare Advantage, which often still requires faxing documents to insurance companies.   “When seniors go to the doctor, the focus should be on their health, not red tape,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I voted to pass bipartisan legislation to reform the prior authorization process in Medicare Advantage so seniors in... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Joins President Biden to Celebrate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

September 14th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Joins President Biden to Celebrate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after joining President Joe Biden at the White House to celebrate the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. The new law will lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs; all while reducing the national debt by $300 billion to ease inflation. “Soaring prescription drug and health care costs have been holding Americans back for too long. With the Inflation Reduction Act, President Biden and Congressional Democrats are delivering on our promise to bring down costs for hardworking families. “This historic... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Visiting Moline And Galesburg Today

September 8th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Visiting Moline And Galesburg Today

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will continue her final Heartland Tour, visiting Moline and Galesburg today to hold two Cheri on Shifts. Each year during the August District Work Period, Congresswoman Bustos travels across Northwest and Central Illinois to visit every corner of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. During this year’s tour, Bustos will make stops in Rockford, Freeport, Morrison, Moline, Galesburg and Peoria. During her Cheri on Shifts today, Congresswoman Bustos will be an Airfield Inspector at the Quad Cities International Airport and help replace a lead service line in... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Advance Telehealth Access

September 7th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Advance Telehealth Access

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 Hosts Farm Bill Roundtable with State Sen. Patrick Joyce

August 15th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Hosts Farm Bill Roundtable with State Sen. Patrick Joyce

Tomorrow, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will attend Agriculture Day at the Illinois State Fair and host a Farm Bill roundtable with State Senator Patrick Joyce. The lawmakers will be joined by stakeholders from across the agricultural industry to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill and the priorities of Illinois family farmers. Members of the media are invited to attend the roundtable. Congresswoman Bustos will also be available throughout the day to discuss the state of agriculture in Illinois and her priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill. To coordinate an interview, please email philip.shelly@mail.house.gov. Farm... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

August 14th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a transformative legislative package to lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs; all while reducing the national debt by $300 billion to ease inflation. Having passed the Senate last week, the bill now heads to the White House for President Biden’s signature.   “For years, the high costs of health care and prescription drugs have been holding back working families. Inflation related to the pandemic and war in Ukraine has only made things more challenging,” said Congresswoman Bustos.... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Applauds Signing of Bipartisan Toxic Exposure Legislation

August 11th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Applauds Signing of Bipartisan Toxic Exposure Legislation

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded President Joe Biden for signing into law historic, bipartisan legislation to expand access to care for veterans exposed to toxic substances in the line of duty. The life-saving Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act extends critical VA benefits to as many as 3.5 million veterans across the country and will recognize toxic exposures as a cost of war that must be covered by VA care. President Biden called for passage of the bill during his State of the Union address earlier this year. “America... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Applauds Signing of Bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act

August 10th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Applauds Signing of Bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded President Joe Biden for signing into law a historic, bipartisan bill to address inflation, strengthen Illinois families’ financial future, boost America’s research advantage and safeguard our economic and national security for generations to come. The CHIPS and Science Act will deliver a powerful investment in America’s global competitiveness – creating jobs, slashing everyday expenses, ending dependence on foreign manufacturers and turbocharging American innovation. “For too long, American consumers have felt the cost of our nation’s reliance... Read More