Senate & House Democrats Unveil ‘A Better Deal: Universal High-Speed Internet’ – Under New Economic Agenda, Dems Announce Plan To Connect All Americans To High Speed Internet Just As FDR Did With Electricity – Telehealth Expert Who Relies On Affordable Broadband To Bring Health Care To Rural Communities Joins Via Video Conference

Over 34 Million Americans, Including 23 Million Rural Americans, Do Not Have Internet Service Available To Them At Adequate Speed & Quality – Democrats Believe Every American Needs Reliable, Affordable Broadband To Succeed In Today’s Economy Democrats Are Offering ‘A Better Deal’ For Underserved Communities – New Plan to Connect Every American To High-Speed, Affordable […]

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 […]

12345...10...»