Congresswoman Bustos Helps Introduce WATER Act at Press Conference in front of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos participated in a press conference to introduce the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2016. This bill would provide critical federal funding for State Revolving Funds, including the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund which is the source of the $4 million forgivable loan the city of […]

Bustos Statement on her Vote for the National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – Tonight, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill authorizes roughly $543 billion in base budget authority and $59 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) fund, equaling a total of $602 billion in discretionary funds. The base budget authority includes roughly $523.6 billion for the Department of […]

Bustos Statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards: “If we’re ever going to break our addiction to foreign fossil fuels and become energy independent, we need to invest in American potential such as Illinois’ biofuel industry,” Congresswoman […]

Bustos-led effort results in preliminary approval of $4 million in federally funded assistance for lead service line replacement in Galesburg

City of Galesburg working on finalizing their application for funding through Drinking Water State Revolving Fund WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) has given preliminary approval for the City of Galesburg to receive up to $4 million in forgivable loans from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, […]