ICYMI from Vox: Bustos Brings Third-Generation Family Farmer to State of the Union to Highlight Impact of Trade War

CLICK HERE for a photo of Rep. Bustos and Tom Mueller, a third-generation family farmer from Edgington, Illinois WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos will be joined by Tom Mueller at tonight’s State of the Union Address. Mueller is a third-generation family farmer from Edgington, Illinois – and like so many […]

Bustos Announces State of the Union Guest

MUELLER: “The reckless trade policies coming from the White House seriously threaten the future of family farms like mine” MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced Tom Mueller as her guest to President Trump’s State of the Union Address on Feb. 5. Mueller, a family farmer from Edgington, Illinois, is seriously concerned about the […]

Bustos to Continue Serving on Agriculture Committee in 116th Congress

Bustos will continue to fight for family farmers across Northwest and Central Illinois by serving her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was appointed by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee. As the House Appropriations Committee is an […]

Bustos Votes to Get Year-Round E-15 Sales Back on Track, Fund EPA Closed by Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass another standalone appropriations bill to fully fund the Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fiscal year 2019. This bill will help provide much needed relief to farmers across Illinois’ 17th District already hit by the President’s trade war by resuming the EPA’s approval process […]