Bustos Announces Federal Funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Projects

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $112,365 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The Rural Energy for America Program was established to increase American energy independence and lower the cost of energy for producers through energy-efficiency improvements and the development of renewable energy […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

Senator Donnelly (D-IN) Introduces Companion Legislation in the Senate WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to lead the legislation in the House are Representatives […]

Bustos, LaHood Successfully Advocate for Peoria Agriculture Lab Appropriations Funding

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the House Appropriations Committee included funding for the Peoria Agriculture Research Lab in their markup of the agriculture appropriations bill. Representatives Bustos and LaHood previously sent a letter urging the Appropriations Committee Chairman and Ranking Member to maintain federal funding for Peoria’s […]

ICYMI: Christian Science Monitor Profiles Bustos’ Work in the Heartland

WASHINGTON – Today, the Christian Science Monitor profiled Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, for her success in the Heartland and outreach to rural voters. Highlights from the story are below: A Democrat shows how to win over Trump voters PEORIA, ILL. — On a sunny morning in May, Rep. […]

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