Bustos on NewsNation: Ethanol Blending Can “Bring Down the Price of Gas”

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, joined Adrienne Bankert on Morning in America to provide an update on the war in Ukraine and how the conflict is impacting gas prices.  During the interview, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos applauded President Biden for the release of U.S. Marine Veteran Trevor Reed […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $100,000 in USDA Infrastructure Grants for Morrison, Oquawka & Williamsfield

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that nearly $100,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural infrastructure grants have been awarded to Morrison, Oquawka and Williamsfield, Illinois.  “Our small cities and villages are the fabric of the Heartland and the drivers of our rural economy,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “Since I was elected to Congress nearly a decade ago, […]

Bustos Completes Illinois Rural Development Tour in Fulton, McDonough Counties

CANTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Illinois State Director of USDA Rural Development Betsy Dirksen Londrigan completed a USDA Rural Development Business & Industry Grant and Community Facilities Infrastructure Tour in Fulton and McDonough Counties. “It was great to join Illinois State Director of USDA Rural Development Betsy Dirksen Londrigan today to tour facilities in Fulton and McDonough […]

Bustos Applauds President Biden’s Action to Allow Summer Sales of E15

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s emergency action to allow summer sales of E15 to help reduce gas prices. E15 is currently selling for up to 60 cents cheaper per gallon than traditional gasoline.  “With Putin’s price hike driving high gas prices nationwide, it’s essential that we take action […]