Bustos, Kaptur Hold Farm Bill Listening Session in Ohio

FREMONT, OH — Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos and Marcy Kaptur joined the House Agriculture Committee in holding a Farm Bill listening session at Terra State Community College in Fremont, Ohio. The session was the third in a series entitled, “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field,” aimed at providing the House Agriculture Committee and its […]

Bustos Secures Support for Rural Communities, Local Priorities in Appropriations Packages

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of committee a series of packages that address water quality in Lewistown and other rural communities, would help lower gas prices and increase access to education.  The packages now head to the House Floor for a full vote. “I’ve […]

ICYMI: Bustos Holds Farm Bill Listening Session in Arizona

COOLIDGE — Over the weekend, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a Farm Bill listening session in Coolidge, Arizona with Ranking Member Austin Scott (R-GA) and Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ). The visit was the first in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of […]

Bustos Secures Rural Priorities in Agriculture Appropriations Markup

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive agriculture and rural development funding bill that would bring significant federal investments to communities in Northwest and Central Illinois.  “Investing in the future of rural communities is vital to Illinois and our nation,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “The bill […]