Congresswoman Cheri Bustos “Extremely Disappointed” In Continued Politicization Of Farm Bill, Calls For Speaker Boehner To Appoint Conferees Before August Recess

Today Bustos Called On Speaker Boehner To Move Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill Forward By Agreeing To Conference Committee With Senate Before August Recess WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after reports of a House Republican agreement on a nutrition bill that would […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Keep College Affordable For Illinois Families

Bustos Fought Tirelessly To Keep Stafford Student Loan Interest Rates From Doubling New Bipartisan Compromise Will Keep Student Loan Interest Rates For Illinois Families & Students Low WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for a bipartisan compromise that will help keep college more affordable for Illinois families by keeping student loan interest […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Meets With New U.S. Department Of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with the new U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to advocate for the transportation priorities of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  Among other topics, Bustos and Foxx discussed replacing the functionally obsolete I-74 bridge in the Quad […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $55,000 In Funding For Economic Development In Northwest Illinois

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $55,465 Economic Development District Planning grant for Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation and Development.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). “I’m pleased to announce this important investment to spur the economy here in northwest Illinois,” said Congresswoman Cheri […]