RELEASE: Bustos Introduces “Bold and Innovative” Legislation to Reduce Vehicle Emissions, Limit Harmful Aromatics and Increase Biofuels Demand

Industry leaders praise bill, Bustos as champion for clean liquid fuels WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Next Generation Fuels Act, legislation that leverages greater fuel octane to reduce carbon emissions from transportation, improve air quality by reducing the use of harmful aromatics and increase demand for biofuels.  Fuels with greater levels of […]

Bustos Statement as Trump Celebrates Attacks on the Press

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s celebrations of attacks on the press at recent rallies: “As a former investigative reporter and editor, I understand first-hand how critical our First Amendment rights are to our nation and democracy. When the President attacks the press, he attacks the […]

Bustos Fights for Desperately-Needed Nutrition Assistance, Aid for Farmers, CCC Protections in Continuing Resolution

BUSTOS: “With the provisions I fought to secure in the Continuing Resolution, the House is delivering both assistance for those in need and accountability for our American farmers and producers.” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after casting her vote to help pass the Continuing Resolution, which will keep the federal government open through […]

Bustos Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Many women speak of making sure others have a seat at the table, but Justice Ginsburg built the chairs in which we rest.” WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement this evening in response to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “Tonight, we mourn the loss of one of […]