Bustos: We Should Reward Hunters Who Donate Game & Help Feed The Hungry

Bustos Announces Support For Bipartisan Bill That Rewards Hunters Who Support Charity & Help Feed Hungry Families WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, announced support for bipartisan legislation that would reward hunters from across the country who donate wild game to food banks that help feed […]

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 […]