Bustos Helps Advance Build Back Better Act through Agriculture Committee

With Bustos Priorities, Package Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pass the Build Back Better Act out of committee – sending it to the House Floor for final passage. Congresswoman Bustos secured sweeping wins for hardworking Illinoisans in the package, […]

Bustos Introduces “Bold and Innovative” Legislation to Reduce Vehicle Emissions, Limit Harmful Aromatics and Increase Biofuels Demand

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Next Generation Fuels Act, legislation that leverages greater fuel octane to reduce carbon emissions from transportation, improve air quality by reducing the use of harmful aromatics and increase demand for biofuels. Fuels with greater levels of octane are more stable and have […]

Bustos Votes to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) cast her vote in support of a budget resolution that will pave the way for President Biden’s Build Back Better Act and the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill. This is the first step to advance the Build Back Better Agenda, which will deliver transformative, life-changing benefits for […]


WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $2,699,192 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant funding to reconstruct a deicing containment facility at Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford. “Chicago Rockford International Airport contributes a great deal to the economic strength of […]