BUSTOS COMPLETES ANNUAL 21ST CENTURY HEARTLAND TOUR

FLASHBACK: “…U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, has not slowed down” WASHINGTON – During the August District Work Period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District as part of her annual 21st Century Heartland Tour. She traveled more than 2,000 miles to visit with Illinoisans about the issues important to rural […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Agriculture, labor and environmental advocacy groups praise Bustos’ Rural Green Partnership VIDEO: Bustos Discusses Rural Green Partnership MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) formally submitted a framework of principles and policies to combat climate change and spur economic growth – called the Rural Green Partnership – to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. […]

Bustos Applauds Long Overdue Final Rule for Year-Round E15

MOLINE – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of both the House Appropriations and Agriculture Committees – released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their final rule to implement year-round E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol. “After years of fighting for year-round E15, today’s announcement is welcome […]

Bustos Strengthens Waterways in Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Energy & Water Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a comprehensive Energy and Water funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]