RELEASE: Bustos Introduces “Bold and Innovative” Legislation to Reduce Vehicle Emissions, Limit Harmful Aromatics and Increase Biofuels Demand

Industry leaders praise bill, Bustos as champion for clean liquid fuels WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, legislation that leverages greater fuel octane to reduce carbon emissions from transportation, improve air quality by reducing the use of harmful aromatics and increase demand for biofuels.  Fuels with greater levels of […]

Bustos Introduces Bill to Combat Youth Vaping After Vaping Roundtable Discussion

Bustos bill would protect American children from the dangers of e-cigarettes   Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act following a roundtable discussion on e-cigarettes and vaping with members of the community. This legislation would allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct stronger oversight of […]

Rockford Register Star: Rockford airport to add 500 jobs

By: Isaac Guerrero ROCKFORD — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation’s 22nd-busiest airfreight hub will soon add 500 jobs. The grant, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Cheri Bustos, comes from the U.S. Department […]

Dispatch-Argus: Bustos gathers ideas for infrastructure bill

By: Sarah Hayden MOLINE — Hopes are high that Congress will pass a bill with federal money to upgrade the nation’s roads, bridges, waterways and rail systems. As lawmakers work on drafting a comprehensive infrastructure bill, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, met with local transportation and community leaders to hear what their priorities are. Gathered for a […]