Bustos, Noem Lead Group Of 30 Lawmakers In Protesting EPA’s New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem (SD-AL) led a bipartisan group of 30 Members of Congress in expressing concern over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  This is the first time the EPA has […]

Bustos-Backed Provisions To Benefit Illinois Pass House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after the House passed on a bipartisan basis the Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This legislation contained key provisions backed by Bustos that will benefit the people and economy of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  “I’m encouraged that Democrats and Republicans came together to pass a […]

Photo Release: Bustos Meets With EPA Administrator McCarthy To Protest New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, met with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to share her constituent’s concerns over the EPA’s recent proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  Bustos told the EPA Administrator that lowering […]

Bustos Hails Paycheck Fairness For Rock Island Arsenal Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her effort to give hardworking wage-grade federal employees the same raise as salaried employees will be included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014.  The bill, expected to come to a vote today, would fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal […]