Congresswoman Cheri Bustos “Extremely Disappointed” In Continued Politicization Of Farm Bill, Calls For Speaker Boehner To Appoint Conferees Before August Recess

Today Bustos Called On Speaker Boehner To Move Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill Forward By Agreeing To Conference Committee With Senate Before August Recess WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after reports of a House Republican agreement on a nutrition bill that would […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Call For Farm Bill Passage On House Floor

Video Of Bustos Speaking On House Floor Urging Passage Of Five-Year Farm Bill HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, continued her call for passage of a five-year Farm Bill in a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives.  Bustos’ speech can be watched […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Send Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill To House Floor

Bill Contains Bustos-Sponsored Amendment That Would Aid Improvements To River Transportation Infrastructure, Flood Prevention, & Drought Relief, Including Aging Locks & Dams On Mississippi & Illinois Rivers Five-Year Farm Bill Will Also Provide A Stable & Strong Crop Insurance Program, Create Jobs & Encourage Veterans To Farm WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Chairman Frank Lucas Moving Ahead With Farm Bill

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement following news that Congressman Frank Lucas, the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said he will move ahead with a farm bill: “I’m encouraged that Chairman Lucas recently indicated he will move ahead with a farm bill next month, and wants to send a bipartisan farm […]