Bustos & Loebsack Urge Trump Administration to allow year-round sale of E15

In Letter to the President, Heartland leaders press the President to take this step to help hardworking farmers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack sent a letter to President Trump urging him to allow year-round sale of E15 ethanol blended fuel. Currently E15 is not permitted to be sold during the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ Statement on the Farm Bill Expiring on Sunday

House Republicans cancel all legislative activity until November without Farm Bill compromise in sight, allowing critical programs to lapse WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after House Republicans canceled all legislative activity until November 13th, with the Farm Bill set to expire this Sunday. “With the current Farm Bill set to […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Begins Work on Farm Bill Conference Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the opening day of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos addressed the Committee about the importance of protecting programs of vital importance to rural America. During the month of August, Bustos traveled more than 2,500 miles across the 17th Congressional District where she held more than 20 […]

Bustos Completes Annual 21st Century Heartland Tour

During the month of August, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos held her annual 21st Century Heartland Tour in which she traveled around Northwest and Central Illinois focusing on the unique challenges facing rural communities and ways to grow our local economy. These events allowed Bustos to hear directly from those involved in the agricultural economy as she […]