Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Recent Tornadoes In Illinois

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the recent tornadoes that struck Illinois over the weekend.    Bustos’ prepared remarks are below: I rise today to talk about the devastating tornado that hit my region of Illinois this past Sunday. The […]

Bustos Leads Bipartisan, Common Sense Effort To Curb Fraud & Abuse & Save Government From Wasting Billions In Taxpayer Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a bipartisan, common sense effort to curb improper payments to deceased individuals and potentially save the government from wastefully spending billions of dollars in taxpayer money.  The Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement (IPACE) Act, introduced today by Bustos, would provide agencies with the tools needed to […]

Bustos: EPA’s New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal “Defies Common Sense,” Vows To Fight For Illinois’ Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  Every November, the EPA is required to provide the RVOs that refineries use to blend biofuels […]

Bustos Tapped For Key Leadership Role, Will Continue Fight To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced her appointment to the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, giving Bustos a key leadership role in working to ensure this important bill becomes law.  “I’m pleased to announce that our bipartisan, common sense […]