Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds EPA’s Finalized Renewable Fuel Standard Rule that will Increase Biofuel Production

Bustos urged the EPA to increase this level to strengthen Illinois farmers and help break our dependence on foreign fossil fuels WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released their final rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) that increases biofuel usage significantly. As a […]

With Congress Back in Session, Bustos Urges Colleagues to Address Issues Facing Rural America

WASHINGTON – Today, with the House of Representatives back from the August district work period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (Il-17) urged her colleagues on both sides of the aisle to focus on the pressing issues impacting families in rural America, including improving access to doctors and rural broadband. This past month, Congresswoman Bustos was in every […]

Congresswoman Bustos Helps Introduce WATER Act at Press Conference in front of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos participated in a press conference to introduce the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2016. This bill would provide critical federal funding for State Revolving Funds, including the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund which is the source of the $4 million forgivable loan the city of […]

Rep. Bustos Releases U.S. EPA Letter that Recommends Action in Galesburg

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos received a copy of a letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that recommended several of the proposed actions which the City of Galesburg is now considering following last night’s City Council meeting. The letter, dated April 20, 2016, recommends that […]