Bustos, Feenstra, Craig & Hinson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Biofuels Availability to Lower Fuel Prices

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Randy Feenstra (R-IA), Angie Craig (D-MN) and Ashley Hinson (R-IA) introduced the Home Front Energy Independence Act, which would expand the production and availability of American biofuels. In an effort to lower energy costs for working families and support economic growth in rural communities, Bustos joined the legislation following last week’s vote to ban […]

Bustos Votes to Suspend Energy Imports from Russia

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), helped to pass bipartisan legislation to ban the import of Russian oil and energy products into the United States – further isolating Russia from the global economy. This action in the House bolsters President Biden’s announcement that his administration is banning Russian oil, coal and natural gas imports to the […]

GALESBURG: Bustos Secures $1.2 Million to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Plant

The funding was included in the FY22 funding package which will be signed by President Biden in the coming days.  WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that she secured $1.2 million in a major funding package to upgrade the Galesburg Sanitary District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The package […]

Bustos Boosts Biofuels on Bloomberg TV: Ethanol Blending “Saves Consumers Money”

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),Chair of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee, joined David Westin on Balance of Power to discuss the war in Ukraine, its impact on U.S. gas prices and the need to continue ethanol blending to keep gas prices down for consumers.  WATCH: Bustos Highlights […]