Bustos, LaHood Statement After Peoria Ag Lab Removed from Closure List in FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research has been removed from the closure list and is recommended to be funded in President Trump’s FY2020 budget proposal sent to Congress. Over the last two budget cycles, Reps. Bustos and LaHood have worked tirelessly to […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes the Senate

Bill heads to the President’s Desk to be signed into law WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Senate has passed her bill to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” In September, Bustos’ bill passed the House and, with […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on House Passage of Opioid Package

Bustos included key provisions to increase access for treatment in rural communities and protect children born with opioid dependence WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement regarding the passage of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act in the House, a bipartisan package of legislation designed to address the opioid epidemic that […]

House Passes FAA Bill With Several Provisions Congresswoman Bustos Included

Legislation is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law very soon Bipartisan Bustos proposals in Federal Aviation Bill include: -Bringing Fairness to Federal Disaster Declarations -Identifying workforce needs in the Aviation Maintenance Industry; and -Updating Hiring Preference Rules to Include more Veterans   WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a Member of […]