Bustos Sanctioned By Russian Government

WASHINGTON — This week, the Russian Foreign Ministry formally sanctioned U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17), placing her on the Russian stop list on a permanent basis. The sanctions were announced against 398 bipartisan members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Below is the text of Bustos’ official response to Russian President Vladimir Putin:  Hey there Kremlin Gremlin,  This […]

Bustos Applauds President Biden’s Action to Allow Summer Sales of E15

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s emergency action to allow summer sales of E15 to help reduce gas prices. E15 is currently selling for up to 60 cents cheaper per gallon than traditional gasoline.  “With Putin’s price hike driving high gas prices nationwide, it’s essential that we take action […]

Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Time Off to Vote Act

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Nikema Williams (GA-05) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Time Off to Vote Act, which would require employers to provide their employees at least two hours of paid leave to vote in a federal election. “The freedom to vote is sacred, and the foundation of our nation’s democracy,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “I’m […]

Bustos, Colleagues Release Statement on Recent EPA Biofuels Decision

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Representatives Angie Craig (MN-02), David Scott (GA-13) and Cindy Axne (IA-03) in a statement responding to the Biden Administration’s recent decision to rescind 31 oil refineries’ previously-granted waivers from biofuel blending requirements.  In the statement, the Members applauded the Administration’s denial of Small Refinery Exemptions as a step in the right direction, while noting […]