Bustos, Illinois Delegation Call For Disaster Relief for Illinois Farmers Hurt by Flooding

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and the other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a Secretarial Disaster Declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Illinois counties impacted by heavy rainfall. This would allow farmers in the region severely impacted by flooding to receive […]

VIDEO: BUSTOS CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF LONG-TERM HIGHWAY FUNDING BILL TO PROTECT ILLINOIS PROJECTS & JOBS

Watch Bustos’ Speech On The Floor Of The U.S. House of Representatives HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for Congress to take up and pass a long-term highway funding bill to protect Illinois transportation projects and jobs. Without action by […]

Bustos To Keep Fighting For Illinois Biofuels Following EPA’s RFS Proposals

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed long-delayed biofuel targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program: “While today’s long-delayed proposals from the EPA are better than the initial proposals, I am disappointed to see that they still fall short […]

Video: Bustos Continues Rail Safety Advocacy In Transportation Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her rail safety advocacy following last month’s train derailment near Galena in a House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee hearing today. Video of Bustos questioning the witnesses on their response to the derailment and what steps they are taking to prevent a future derailment can be found […]