Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Supports Passage Of First Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill Since 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, supported passage of the first bipartisan, five-year Farm Bill since 2008.  In 2012, Congress failed to pass a five-year Farm Bill, so instead a short-term extension was passed which expired last year.  The bill contains an amendment sponsored by Bustos […]

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 […]