Congresswoman Cheri Bustos statement on support for bipartisan budget deal

The budget deal passed this morning ends months of budget gridlock, provides funding for Community Health Centers, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the fight against the opioid epidemic; paves the way to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal, Peoria’s 182nd Airlift Wing and Rockford’s Aerospace hub. Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following […]

Bustos & Bost Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a New Tool to Help Farmers Conserve Their Land

The Conservation Assistance Loan Act will help more farmers plant and manage cover crops to improve the soil health and yield of their farms. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) introduced a bipartisan bill that would create a Conservation Assistance Loan program, modeled after the existing Marketing Assistance Loan, which […]

Deadline to Submit Valentines for Veterans to Congresswoman Bustos is this Friday

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded constituents across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District that the deadline to submit “Valentines for Veterans” is this Friday, February 9th. Anyone can participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program by dropping off or mailing a Valentine’s Day card for a veteran to her Rock Island, Rockford or Peoria offices. […]

Bustos & LaMalfa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Create a New Position at the Department of Agriculture Focused on Serving Rural Health Care Needs

The Rural Health Liaison Act will strengthen health care delivery in rural communities. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Doug LaMalfa (CA-1) introduced a bipartisan bill that will designate a Rural Health Liaison at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), who will act as a direct point of contact at the […]