Bustos Lauds $3.1 Million USDA Investment to Train the Next Generation of Agricultural Innovators

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a program that will invest in the next generation of agricultural leaders. Last week, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the availability of $3.1 million to support a fellowship program for graduate degree (masters and […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Internship Opportunities in Illinois and Washington, D.C. Offices

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she is accepting internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria, Rockford, and Washington, D.C. “Internships are an invaluable opportunity for young people from our community to learn more about the work we do on behalf of families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District,” said Congresswoman […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Gun Violence this Week

“Like all Americans, I’m absolutely appalled by the violence and senseless loss of life that we’ve witnessed over the past few days. As the wife of a sheriff, I know what it feels like to see my husband put his life on the line to keep our community safe. The pain of losing a loved […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Package of Bills to Address Heroin Epidemic

Bustos’ Bill to Improve Care for Babies Born Addicted to Heroin is Included in the Legislation WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Bustos voted in favor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a compromise piece of legislation between the House of Representatives and United States Senate to address the heroin epidemic that’s affecting communities across our […]