TOMORROW: Bustos Highlights American Innovation in Manufacturing with Tour of MxD Facilities

CHICAGO — TOMORROW, October 12, 2022, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will highlight American innovation in manufacturing when she joins MxD leadership for a tour of their Chicago facilities. Manufacturing times Digital, or MxD, is the leading digital manufacturing and cybersecurity institute in the United States.   MxD’s 22,000-square-foot factory floor features some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment […]

Bustos Applauds USDA’s $100 Million Investment in Biofuels Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement that $100 million in grants will be made available to increase the sale and use of homegrown biofuels. Bustos is Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.  USDA is making the funding available through the Higher Blends Infrastructure […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a transformative legislative package to lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs; all while reducing the national debt by $300 billion to ease inflation. Having passed the Senate last week, the bill now heads to the White House for President Biden’s signature.  “For years, […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act – legislation to invest in wildfire prevention, response and resiliency efforts for communities impacted by drought. The bill also includes a provision supported by Congresswoman Bustos to increase pay for federal structural firefighters – including those at the Rock Island Arsenal.  “As extreme […]