Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement On Farm Bill Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after House leadership finally allowed the Farm Bill to go to a conference committee to reconcile differences with the Senate-passed Farm Bill.  Illinois farmers and producers have been operating without a Farm Bill since the previous […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $79,548 For Farm & Rural Business Energy Efficiency

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, announced that five agricultural producers and rural small businesses in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District will receive a total of $79,548 to reduce their energy consumption and costs and use renewable energy technologies in their operations.  The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department […]

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 […]