Bustos Lauds $3.1 Million USDA Investment to Train the Next Generation of Agricultural Innovators

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a program that will invest in the next generation of agricultural leaders. Last week, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the availability of $3.1 million to support a fellowship program for graduate degree (masters and […]

Bustos attends Stronghurst health fair during ‘heartland’ tour

Originally appeared in the Burlington Hawk Eye. STRONGHURST, Ill. — While visiting a health fair on her tour across west-central Illinois, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos said she agreed with Hillary Clinton’s call on Congress to return to Washington, D.C. and provide funding to fight the Zika virus. “I would agree with that. I think we […]

Bustos Statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards: “If we’re ever going to break our addiction to foreign fossil fuels and become energy independent, we need to invest in American potential such as Illinois’ biofuel industry,” Congresswoman […]

Durbin, Bustos, Schakowsky to Travel to Cuba with President Obama

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky will travel to Cuba on Sunday with President Obama. Obama will be only the second sitting U.S. President to visit Cuba after Calvin Coolidge’s visit in 1928. “By establishing new trade partnerships in Cuba, we have a real […]

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