Bustos Announces Rockford Chosen For “Strong Cities, Strong Communities” Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Rockford has been chosen as one of seven new locations for a “Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2)” program. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment today in Rockford’s economic future,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “The Strong Cities, Strong Communities program will help Rockford implement its […]

Bustos, Noem Lead Group Of 30 Lawmakers In Protesting EPA’s New Renewable Fuels Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem (SD-AL) led a bipartisan group of 30 Members of Congress in expressing concern over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce the renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  This is the first time the EPA has […]

Bustos-Backed Provisions To Benefit Illinois Pass House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after the House passed on a bipartisan basis the Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This legislation contained key provisions backed by Bustos that will benefit the people and economy of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  “I’m encouraged that Democrats and Republicans came together to pass a […]