Bustos Denounces President Trump’s Changes to Cuba Policy

Bustos, who visited Cuba twice, highlights how Trump’s proposal could hurt farmers and manufacturers by undermining economic development and trade potential MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he is rolling back recent progress between the United States and Cuba: “Instead of undermining the progress we’ve made […]

Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s plan to fundamentally upend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, she specifically zeroed in on how President Trump’s plan to privatize the U.S. Air Traffic Control System could have […]

Bustos, LaHood Tour Peoria’s Agriculture Research Facility

Bustos and LaHood are Co-Leading a Letter to the House Appropriations Committee Fighting for Federal Funding PEORIA – Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Darin LaHood and Mayor Jim Ardis visited the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. This visit comes after President Trump’s budget proposed ending federal funding for the facility, which would result […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to Designate U.S. Post Offices after 17th District Fallen Heroes

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation that designates the U.S. Post Offices at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois, as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office,” and the Post Office at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office.” “U.S. Army Sgt. Douglas J. […]