Bustos, LaHood Statement After Peoria Ag Lab Removed from Closure List in FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research has been removed from the closure list and is recommended to be funded in President Trump’s FY2020 budget proposal sent to Congress. Over the last two budget cycles, Reps. Bustos and LaHood have worked tirelessly to […]

Bustos Welcomes EPA Rule for Year-Round E15

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of both the House Agriculture and Appropriations Committees – released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule that would allow for E15, a fuel blend with 15 percent ethanol, to be sold year-round: “During my time in Congress, I’ve […]

Bustos Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration released its budget for Fiscal Year 2020: “In the Heartland, we pride ourselves on living within our means, rewarding the dignity of hard work and lending a helping hand to our neighbors in need. […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Peoria Ag Lab, Trade to Secretary of Agriculture

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary Perdue WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, stressed the importance of keeping the doors open at the Peoria Ag Lab to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue after the current administration has threatened to close it twice. The […]