Bustos Meets with White House to Promote Agricultural Trade with Cuba, Grow Illinois’ Economy

WASHINTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was invited to the White House to discuss the United States’ policy towards Cuba. In the meeting with one of President Obama’s top national security advisers, Congresswoman Bustos voiced her strong support for increasing agricultural trade to benefit Illinois’ agricultural economy. “It was an honor to be invited […]

Bustos Recognizes Anniversary of Clay Hunt SAV Act, Votes to Strengthen Suicide Prevention Programs for Female Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) recognized the anniversary of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act. Earlier this week, she also voted in favor of the Female Veterans Suicide Prevention Act, an addition to current efforts which aims to identify mental health and suicide prevention programs that are the most […]

At National Agricultural Conference, Bustos Calls for Expanded Agricultural Trade with Cuba

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spoke to the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. As a strong advocate for Illinois farmers on the House Agriculture Committee, Congresswoman Bustos stressed the importance of finding new markets for agricultural products.   “To grow our agricultural economy and create […]

Bustos Announces Legislation to Create Regional Manufacturing Hubs, Invest in Manufacturing Jobs

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers announcing legislation to boost Illinois manufacturing, along with Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI), Richard Hanna (R-NY), Tom Reed (R-NY), Tim Ryan (D-OH), John Katko (R-NY), and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX).   In Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, Peoria is one of the 24 American cities […]

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