Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces $3 million USDA investment in the Villages of Elizabeth and Woodhull

USDA Rural Development invests $3,298,000 of federal grants and loans in village water and wastewater infrastructure WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced more than $3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program for the Villages of Elizabeth and Woodhull. These federal dollars are just part of USDA’s larger efforts […]

Bustos & Loebsack Urge Trump Administration to allow year-round sale of E15

In Letter to the President, Heartland leaders press the President to take this step to help hardworking farmers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack sent a letter to President Trump urging him to allow year-round sale of E15 ethanol blended fuel. Currently E15 is not permitted to be sold during the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ Statement on the Farm Bill Expiring on Sunday

House Republicans cancel all legislative activity until November without Farm Bill compromise in sight, allowing critical programs to lapse WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after House Republicans canceled all legislative activity until November 13th, with the Farm Bill set to expire this Sunday. “With the current Farm Bill set to […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Begins Work on Farm Bill Conference Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the opening day of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos addressed the Committee about the importance of protecting programs of vital importance to rural America. During the month of August, Bustos traveled more than 2,500 miles across the 17th Congressional District where she held more than 20 […]