Bustos Touts Programs for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District in President Obama’s 2017 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos highlighted portions of President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal, which aims to revitalize manufacturing for the 21st century, invest in our children and their future, and achieve $2.9 trillion in deficit reduction over the next 10 years.   “The President’s budget proposal focuses on the future by providing better opportunities […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Hosts Successful Third Annual Economic Summit

Rep. Bustos encourages manufacturers to host a student or recent graduate as an apprentice or intern in 2016 to retain talented young people in our region.   ROCK ISLAND, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos hosted the Third Annual Economic Summit at Augustana College, building upon roundtables she hosted earlier this year with manufacturers in […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Environmental Protection Agency’s Ethanol Requirements in Renewable Fuel Standard

Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made its long awaited decision to increase ethanol usage in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In June, the EPA released a proposed rule with significantly lower biofuel requirements, so as a member of the House Agriculture Committee and […]

Bustos Continues Renewable Fuels Push in Bipartisan Letter to EPA

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her advocacy on behalf of rural economic development and energy independence by joining with the other members of the bipartisan Biofuels Caucus in sending a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. They urged her to make significant changes to the agency’s proposed rule on renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under […]