Bustos Announces Nearly $23 Million in Federal Funding from Department of Housing and Urban Development

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced $22,994,908 in total federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) program, HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program and Public Housing Capital Funds program. “It’s crucial families […]

Bustos Statement on First-Ever Rural Health Liaison Designation

Rural Health Liaison Position Created by Bustos as part of 2018 Bipartisan Legislation Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Rural Health Liaison, a position created by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) in the 2018 Farm Bill, will be filled by Betty Ann Bryce. In response, Congresswoman Bustos released the following […]

Bustos Statement on Theft of Defense Funds

Bustos Sits on House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, released the following statement on the Administration’s recent decision, which has drawn bipartisan criticism, to steal Department of Defense funds […]

Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]