ILLINOIS CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATS URGE CENSUS BUREAU TO ENSURE FULL AND FAIR COUNT FOR 2020 CENSUS

WASHINGTON – The Democratic members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham urging him to ensure a full and fair count of the State of Illinois with the upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.  The members expressed concern with administrative and technological changes being made to the upcoming […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Agriculture, labor and environmental advocacy groups praise Bustos’ Rural Green Partnership VIDEO: Bustos Discusses Rural Green Partnership MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) formally submitted a framework of principles and policies to combat climate change and spur economic growth – called the Rural Green Partnership – to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. […]

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 […]