Bustos, LaHood Statement After Peoria Ag Lab Removed from Closure List in FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research has been removed from the closure list and is recommended to be funded in President Trump’s FY2020 budget proposal sent to Congress. Over the last two budget cycles, Reps. Bustos and LaHood have worked tirelessly to […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Peoria Ag Lab, Trade to Secretary of Agriculture

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary Perdue WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, stressed the importance of keeping the doors open at the Peoria Ag Lab to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue after the current administration has threatened to close it twice. The […]

House Passes FAA Bill With Several Provisions Congresswoman Bustos Included

Bipartisan Bustos proposals in Federal Aviation Bill include: -Bringing Fairness to Federal Disaster Declarations -Identifying workforce needs in the Aviation Maintenance Industry; and -Updating Hiring Preference Rules to Include more Veterans   WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, voted for a bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration bill […]

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 […]