Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Appointed to Help Negotiate the Final Version of the Five-Year Farm Bill

Bustos will serve as one of the House Democrats who will hammer out the final details with their Senate Counterparts WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) announced her appointment to the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. The Conference Committee, made up of a select group of House and Senate members, will merge the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Meeting with Vladimir Putin

“President Trump should be holding Russia accountable for its attack on our nation, instead he stood at a podium and essentially gave Vladimir Putin a pass to do whatever he wants. There is unanimous consensus among our law enforcement leaders, intelligence community and foreign affairs experts that Russia carried out a coordinated strike on our […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces USDA Rural Development Funding for the Villages of Tampico and Joy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Bustos announced more than $5 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development for both the Village of Tampico in Whiteside County and the Village of Joy in Mercer County. The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to forge […]

With their Deadline Up, Congresswoman Bustos Takes out the Red Pen to Demand Secretaries Nielsen and Azar Come Clean about How Many Tax Dollars They’re Spending on Trump’s Child Separation Policy

Bustos-led letter signed by more than 100 House Democrats gave the Departments of Homeland Security and Health & Human Services until Tuesday to Inform Congress of the Cost to Taxpayers for their Inhumane Policy Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) took out her red pen and updated a letter she had previously sent […]