Bustos Helps Pass Key Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Inland Waterways

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the final bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020. This legislation, which was first passed by the House in July and has been finalized by bipartisan, bicameral negotiations, authorizes Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) water resources projects to strengthen our locks and dams, improve inland […]

Under Pressure from Bustos, Trump Extends National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts

Bustos-led letter called on President Trump to fully restore federal funding as expiration loomed WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after President Trump announced that he will extend National Guard activations for COVID-19 response efforts through March 31, 2021. Current activations were set to expire at the end of the […]

Bustos Helps Pass Grain Standards Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pass the U.S. Grain Standards Reauthorization Act, which authorizes the Federal Grain Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish marketing standards like weight and quality for certain grains and oilseeds including corn, soybeans, wheat and more. This […]

Rep. Bustos Welcomes Rep. Mast as New Co-Chair of Bipartisan Air Cargo Caucus for the 117th Congress

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI-10), Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL-18) and Gina Zuckerman of the Cargo Airline Association made the following statement announcing Rep. Mast will be the new Co-Chair of the bipartisan Air Cargo Caucus in the 117th Congress: “I thank Representative Mitchell for his bipartisan partnership and service as […]