Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Donald Trump’s Family Separation Policy and Recent Executive Order

“I never thought I’d live to see the day when an American President would take thousands of children, including hundreds of toddlers, away from their parents and demand a $25 billion ransom to let them out of a cage. Washington Republicans should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this to happen. “President Trump made a […]

Congresswoman Bustos Helps Announce Joint Economic Committee’s Report on Expanding Economic Opportunity in Rural America

Detailed report brings attention to the economic challenges and opportunities facing rural America. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) helped announce a Joint Economic Committee Democrats report that examines the current state of the rural economy, and proposes policies that could revitalize rural communities and help them thrive in the 21st century. The […]

Lawmakers Demand Answers from EPA on Failed Implementation of Renewable Fuel Standard

Washington, D.C. – Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Committee on Agriculture today called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide additional information regarding their failed implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In a letter led by Congressman Dave Loebsack and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, the members laid […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Trump’s Trade War Driving Soybean Futures Prices Down to Nine-Year Lows

CNBC highlights how President Trump’s rapidly escalating trade war is putting farmers at risk Washington, DC- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) responded to news that Soybean futures have plunged to a nine-year low on the heels of President Trump launching trade wars against China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. As was reported in CNBC […]