Bustos Introduces Legislation to Honor Captain Joshua E. Steele by renaming the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois, in his memory

WASHINGTON – Today, during the first week of Military Appreciation Month when Congress is in session, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Trump Administration Undermining Farmers with Weakened and Unpredictable Renewable Fuel Standard Rules

A year and a half into the Trump Administration and they still haven’t kept their promise to protect hardworking ethanol producers WASHINGTON – Today, following a closed door White House meeting between President Trump, E.P.A. Director Scott Pruitt, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and four Republican Senators, it’s become clear that the Trump Administration still has […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to Protect Children Born with Opioid Dependence

WASHINGTON- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced the Preventing NAS and Protecting Babies Act which would improve treatment options for babies born with dependence on heroin or other opioids as a result of their mother’s use while pregnant. “As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep our country, the most vulnerable amongst us are far too often […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on President Trump withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Today, following President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement: “I grew up believing in an America that stands tall by leading international coalitions, keeping its promises and doing the hard work to build a safer future for the world. […]