Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Highlights How President Trump’s Budget Hurts Rural America

Bustos: “This budget proves President Trump is breaking his promise to the hardworking men and women of America’s heartland” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee and member of the House Agriculture Committee, highlighted the many ways President Trump’s budget will damage the economy and hurt hardworking families […]

Bustos Hires Astoria Native Trevor Reuschel as Her New Legislative Director

As Congress Prepares to take on a new Farm Bill, Bustos brings aboard Legislative Staffer with deep experience in Agricultural Policy ASTORIA, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has hired Trevor Reuschel as her new Legislative Director. Reuschel has spent the last two years working in the United States Department of Agriculture, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership

Bustos Will Serve as Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee where she will work to Deliver Democrats’ Working Families First Agenda to America’s Heartland WASHINGTON – Late last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was elected by her colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus to join the ranks of leadership. Congresswoman Bustos will serve […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds EPA’s Finalized Renewable Fuel Standard Rule that will Increase Biofuel Production

Bustos urged the EPA to increase this level to strengthen Illinois farmers and help break our dependence on foreign fossil fuels WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released their final rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) that increases biofuel usage significantly. As a […]

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