Bustos Receives Flood Briefing from Freeport Mayor, Surveys Flooding in the Community

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met today with Jodi Miller, Mayor of Freeport; Dennis Carr, Public Works Director; and Alderman Art Ross to receive a briefing and observe flooding in the community. Congresswoman Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, has previously surveyed flooding in the Quad-Cities and has been in close […]

Bustos, LaHood Joint Statement on Meeting with ARS Administrator

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after a meeting with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young: “The Ag Lab is a pillar of the Peoria community and we were pleased the White House heeded our continued calls to fully fund the facility in this year’s […]

Bustos, LaHood Statement on Peoria Ag Lab

PEORIA – Today, after a press conference regarding funding for the Peoria Ag Lab, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statements: “For years, Congressman LaHood and I joined forces to fight back against the president’s proposed cuts to the Peoria Ag Lab – and this shows that the White House […]

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 […]