Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Illinois Will Receive Nearly $12 Million in USDA Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership Funding

Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced Illinois will be receiving nearly $12 million in United States Department of Agriculture funding from the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) program. Nationally, these funds will be used to nearly double the number of fueling pumps that supply renewable fuels to American motorists.   This announcement comes after […]

U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos and Rodney Davis to Participate in Bipartisan Agricultural Trade Mission to Cuba from Oct. 11-14

Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D, IL-17) and Rodney Davis (R, IL-13) announced they will be traveling to Cuba as part of a bipartisan agricultural trade mission to establish new economic development and export opportunities for Illinois farmers. The Oct. 11-14 trip, which is being sponsored by the Illinois Cuba Working Group, will include meetings […]

Weekend Wrapup: Bustos makes Stops in Peoria and Rockford to Discuss the Potential Impact of a Government Shutdown

This past weekend, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) traveled to Peoria and Rockford to talk about the impact that a government shutdown would have on our local economy.   First, in Peoria on Saturday, Bustos met several local social service leaders including Angela Borden of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Becky Rossman of Neighborhood House, […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]