Bustos Votes to Crack Down on Fuel Price Gouging

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act to stop price gouging at the gas pump and bring down costs for families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Big Oil is announcing record profits while families struggle to pay higher prices at the pump. This price gouging of American consumers is unconscionable,” said […]

Bustos on Bloomberg TV: Biofuels, Inflation and Helping Working Families

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Bloomberg TV’s David Westin on Balance of Power to discuss President Biden’s remarks on inflation and solutions to lower everyday costs for American families.  WATCH: Bustos Discusses Biofuels, Inflation and Helping Working Families “Biden’s taking his message to the American public.” ….. “There is a way to bring down the […]

Bustos Statement on EPA Emergency Fuel Waiver for E15 Sales

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after the release of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emergency fuel waiver:  “With Putin’s war exacerbating record-high gas prices, I was pleased to see the EPA issue an emergency fuel waiver for E-15 gasoline sales throughout this summer. […]

Bustos Advocates for Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Hearing with Energy Secretary Granholm

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for investment in sustainable aviation fuels during a House Appropriations Committee hearing with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. The use of biofuels in aviation would expand markets for family farmers and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.  WATCH: Bustos Advocates for Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Hearing with […]