Bustos to Continue Serving on Agriculture Committee in 116th Congress

Bustos will continue to fight for family farmers across Northwest and Central Illinois by serving her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was appointed by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee. As the House Appropriations Committee is an […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

STATEMENT: Washington Republicans Reject Bill to Open Government, End Shutdown

BUSTOS: “This shutdown might be a stubborn game of chicken for the White House, but hardworking families across our region know that this is no way to govern” WASHINGTON – Today, House Republicans rejected legislation to end the shutdown and fund the government until Feb. 1 – which would give the president and Congressional leaders […]

Bustos Votes to Get Year-Round E-15 Sales Back on Track, Fund EPA Closed by Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass another standalone appropriations bill to fully fund the Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for fiscal year 2019. This bill will help provide much needed relief to farmers across Illinois’ 17th District already hit by the President’s trade war by resuming the EPA’s approval process […]