Bustos, LaHood Joint Statement on Meeting with ARS Administrator

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after a meeting with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young: “The Ag Lab is a pillar of the Peoria community and we were pleased the White House heeded our continued calls to fully fund the facility in this year’s […]

Bustos, Crawford Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Agricultural Trade with Cuba

Illinois Farm Bureau, Soybean Growers Praise Legislation as Opportunity for Producers WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Rick Crawford (AR-01) introduced the Cuba Agricultural Exports Act – bipartisan legislation that will expand trade opportunities for American farmers and manufacturers. Currently, finance and marketing barriers exist that harm farmers’ competitiveness in the Cuban market […]

Bustos, LaHood Statement on Peoria Ag Lab

PEORIA – Today, after a press conference regarding funding for the Peoria Ag Lab, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statements: “For years, Congressman LaHood and I joined forces to fight back against the president’s proposed cuts to the Peoria Ag Lab – and this shows that the White House […]