Reps. Bustos, Kind Include Rail Safety Funding in Year End Budget

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that their request for increased funding for rail safety was included in the year end spending bill. The bill is expected to come to the House floor for a vote on Friday.   “I fought to increase funding for emergency response […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan, Five-Year Highway & Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Bill

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, voted with a bipartisan majority to pass the five-year Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. This final version of the conference bill now moves to the Senate where it is expected to pass and be sent to the President […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Environmental Protection Agency’s Ethanol Requirements in Renewable Fuel Standard

Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made its long awaited decision to increase ethanol usage in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In June, the EPA released a proposed rule with significantly lower biofuel requirements, so as a member of the House Agriculture Committee and […]

Reps. Bustos and Davis Sign onto Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Agricultural Exports to Cuba

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D, IL-17) and Rodney Davis (R, IL-13) announced that they have signed on to support the Cuba Agricultural Exports Act (H.R. 3687), making it a bipartisan bill.   Under current law, US producers are permitted to export agricultural commodities to Cuba. However, restrictions on financing and marketing […]

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