Bustos Applauds Long Overdue Final Rule for Year-Round E15

MOLINE – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of both the House Appropriations and Agriculture Committees – released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their final rule to implement year-round E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol. “After years of fighting for year-round E15, today’s announcement is welcome […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Strengthen Illinoisans Ability to Save for Retirement

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) voted in favor of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. This legislation will help hardworking Illinoisans save for retirement by providing assistance to small businesses, home health workers and beyond. In addition, it corrects the damaging consequences the GOP Tax Scam has had on […]

Bustos Scores Victories for Workers, Small Business and Water Infrastructure in Appropriations Bills

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Head to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a pair of robust funding bills out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes multiple provisions pushed by Congresswoman Bustos. Both pieces of legislation will now head to the House floor […]

Rockford Register Star: Rockford airport to add 500 jobs

By: Isaac Guerrero ROCKFORD — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation’s 22nd-busiest airfreight hub will soon add 500 jobs. The grant, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Cheri Bustos, comes from the U.S. Department […]