Bustos, Hagedorn Introduce Bill to Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Encourage Low-Carbon Fuel Production

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would lower greenhouse gas emissions and encourage low-carbon fuel production. The Streamlining Advanced Biofuels Registration Act would help biofuels plants cut through red tape in order to increase production of cellulosic biomass into renewable fuels. “Reducing greenhouse gases […]

Congresswoman Bustos Nominated to Co-Chair Steering and Policy Committee for 117th Congress

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced her nomination to serve as Co-Chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. “Throughout my career, I have sought to lift up voices from the middle of our country – families in our cities and towns, communities that […]

Peoria, Rockford, Rock Island and Monmouth School Officials Join Call for Bustos’ RETAIN Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Peoria, Rockford, Rock Island and Monmouth school officials joined the call for the RETAIN Act, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) bicameral bill to address the severe, nationwide shortages of early childhood and K-12 teachers. Introduced along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Tina Smith (D-MN), the RETAIN Actwould address teacher shortages that […]

Bustos, Finkenauer, LaHood, Loebsack Applaud Army Corps of Engineers Recognition of Corn Belt Port as Top 100 in the Nation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Abby Finkenauer (IA-01), Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) announced today that the recently federally-designated Corn Belt Ports were named as “Leading U.S. Ports in 2019” by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ranking in the top 100 ports in the United States by tonnage moved. The […]