House passes defense bill with Arsenal provisions

This article originally appeared in the Quad-City Times. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a large defense policy bill Friday that includes some provisions for the Rock Island Arsenal. House approval came on a 375-34 vote. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 authorizes $618 billion in programs. The Senate is expected to vote on […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds EPA’s Finalized Renewable Fuel Standard Rule that will Increase Biofuel Production

Bustos urged the EPA to increase this level to strengthen Illinois farmers and help break our dependence on foreign fossil fuels WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released their final rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) that increases biofuel usage significantly. As a […]

Bustos pushes for lead line replacement grant

Originally appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail. WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Bobby Rush have introduced a bill to allow more grant dollars to replace lead service lines in schools. Bustos, D-East Moline, introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act along with Rush, D-Chicago, to establish grant money within the Environmental Protection Agency. That occurred […]