AUDIO: BUSTOS FOUNDS BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL CROP INSURANCE CAUCUS

LISTEN: Bustos Discusses Congressional Crop Insurance Caucus WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, founded the Congressional Crop Insurance Caucus. Joining her to lead the bipartisan caucus is Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15). The caucus will work with stakeholders to organize quarterly educational briefings to help Members of […]

Bustos Again Urges USDA to Issue Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, met with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Ken Barbic in her Capitol Hill office, where she again urged the USDA to issue a disaster declaration for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. This meeting follows a conversation Congresswoman Bustos had with […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Illinois FFA to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted high school students participating in the Illinois FFA’s Heritage and Cooperative Tour, where they discussed her role as a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the importance of Illinois’ farm economy. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to meet with the next […]

Bustos Helps Pass Major Funding Package to Strengthen Water Infrastructure, Support Local Workers, Peoria Ag Lab, Rural Veterans & Military Projects

Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey Praises Bustos’ “Tireless Work” for Illinois’ 17th District With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Five-Bill Appropriations Minibus Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package out of the House of Representatives. The legislation is a five-bill minibus […]