Bustos, LaHood Joint Statement on Meeting with ARS Administrator

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after a meeting with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young: “The Ag Lab is a pillar of the Peoria community and we were pleased the White House heeded our continued calls to fully fund the facility in this year’s […]

Bustos, Crawford Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Agricultural Trade with Cuba

Illinois Farm Bureau, Soybean Growers Praise Legislation as Opportunity for Producers WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Rick Crawford (AR-01) introduced the Cuba Agricultural Exports Act – bipartisan legislation that will expand trade opportunities for American farmers and manufacturers. Currently, finance and marketing barriers exist that harm farmers’ competitiveness in the Cuban market […]

On Morning Joe, Bustos Discusses House Democrats’ Efforts to Protect Health Care #ForThePeople

Bustos, House Democrats Fight Back Against Washington Republican Lawsuit to Undermine Americans’ Health Care WASHINGTON – Today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) discussed House Democrats’ efforts to bring down the cost of health care and protect patients with pre-existing conditions. Discussing a gentleman from Abingdon she met recently at a Supermarket Saturday, […]

VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Peoria Air National Guard, Rock Island Arsenal During Appropriations Hearing

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos ICYMI: Military leader says national emergency declaration poses an “unacceptable risk” for readiness and national security WASHINGTON – Yesterday in a hearing of a powerful House Appropriations subcommittee regarding military construction requests, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) addressed the allocation of $9 million for a new Fire House at […]