Bustos & Bost Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a New Tool to Help Farmers Conserve Their Land

The Conservation Assistance Loan Act will help more farmers plant and manage cover crops to improve the soil health and yield of their farms. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced a bipartisan bill that would create a Conservation Assistance Loan program, modeled after the existing Marketing Assistance Loan, which […]

Bustos & LaMalfa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a New Position at the Department of Agriculture Focused on Serving Rural Health Care Needs

The Rural Health Liaison Act will strengthen health care delivery in rural communities. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Doug LaMalfa (CA-1) introduced a bipartisan bill that will designate a Rural Health Liaison at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), who will act as a direct point of contact at the […]

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]

Congresswoman Bustos votes to provide funding for emergency disaster response

Bipartisan Bustos/Davis bill to ensure small communities aren’t left behind by FEMA included in larger package WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for a disaster assistance supplemental package to provide funding to places like Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico that are still recovering from recent hurricanes. Included in this supplemental is the entirety of […]