Heitkamp, Bustos Announce New Bill to Use Tariff Revenue to Help U.S. Producers Hurt by Trade War

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos today announced they will introduce new legislation to direct funds the government is collecting from tariffs on imported goods toward trade promotion assistance to help open new markets for farmers and ranchers hurt by the trade war. The government has already collected over $3.5 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces more than $2.5 million in Federal Rural Development Funding for the Village of Tampico to Improve Water Treatment facilities

Tampico, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced more than $2.5 million in funding from the USDA’s Rural Development program for the Village of Tampico. Specifically, this announcement is for a $1,560,000 loan and a $1,000,000 grant to improve water treatment facilities in the community. This Rural Development Investment will be used to replace 2.47 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces more than $3 million in Federal Rural Development Funding for the Village of Joy to Improve Water Treatment facilities

JOY, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced more than $3 million in funding from the USDA’s Rural Development program for the Village of Joy. Specifically, this announcement is for a $1,530,000 loan and a $1,471,400 grant to improve water treatment facilities in the community. In addition to these funds, the State of Illinois […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on the Trump Administration’s $12 Billion Agricultural Aid Proposal

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) responded to the Trump Administration’s $12 billion proposal for federal agricultural programs to deal with the ongoing damage from the President’s rapidly escalating trade war. Bustos, a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the only Midwesterner in Democratic Elected House Leadership, issued the following statement: “Hardworking […]