National Farmers Union highlights how TrumpCare Would Close Rural Hospitals and Put Small Communities at Risk in Letter to Congress

Bustos: “If TrumpCare becomes law, hundreds of rural hospitals could be forced to close their doors” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Agriculture Committee and Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released a letter she received from the National Farmers Union (NFU) regarding the damage TrumpCare would inflict […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Highlights How President Trump’s Budget Hurts Rural America

Bustos: “This budget proves President Trump is breaking his promise to the hardworking men and women of America’s heartland” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee and member of the House Agriculture Committee, highlighted the many ways President Trump’s budget will damage the economy and hurt hardworking families […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Pell Grants for Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-2)  introduced the Flexible Pell Grant for 21st Century Students Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow students to use their Pell Grant awards year-round. Joining Reps. Bustos and Loebsack to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). […]

Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]