Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Send Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill To House Floor

Bill Contains Bustos-Sponsored Amendment That Would Aid Improvements To River Transportation Infrastructure, Flood Prevention, & Drought Relief, Including Aging Locks & Dams On Mississippi & Illinois Rivers Five-Year Farm Bill Will Also Provide A Stable & Strong Crop Insurance Program, Create Jobs & Encourage Veterans To Farm WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Chairman Frank Lucas Moving Ahead With Farm Bill

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement following news that Congressman Frank Lucas, the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, said he will move ahead with a farm bill: “I’m encouraged that Chairman Lucas recently indicated he will move ahead with a farm bill next month, and wants to send a bipartisan farm […]

Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Meets With Outstanding Young Farmers Of America Winners From Knox County

[[{“fid”:”274″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“height”:”480″,”width”:”640″,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met with Andrew and Karlie Bowman of Oneida, Illinois, which is located in Knox County.  Andrew and Karlie are winners of the Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) of America award, which is the oldest farmer recognition program in the United States.  The goals of the OYF […]