ICYMI: BUSTOS INTRODUCES SIX NEW PIECES OF LEGISLATION TO GROW OUR WORKFORCE, SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND PROTECT FIRST RESPONDERS

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Clears Committee WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced six new pieces of legislation during the month of October to fight for hardworking Illinoisans, grow our workforce, spur economic growth, protect first responders and implement key […]

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 on CNN: President Should Sign Bipartisan Compromise to Keep Government Open, Secure Our Borders

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was on CNN this morning to discuss the bipartisan compromise to secure our borders and keep the government open. “If you look at this big picture – it was a huge, huge mistake to close down the government… to shut it down for 35 days… […]

Bustos & LaHood Announce new hiring at Peoria Ag Lab

Bustos & LaHood Pushed the USDA to end the effective hiring freeze after preventing closure Peoria, IL – In April, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Darin LaHood (R-IL) wrote a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture asking them to end a functional hiring freeze at the Peoria Ag Lab. Specifically, several research positions […]