Bustos Announces USDA Rural Development Funding for the Village of Vermont

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced $25,000 in federal funding from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program for the Village of Vermont. The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to forge partnerships with rural communities and fund projects […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Discusses Current Farm Conditions with Illinois Farm Bureau

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, welcomed the Illinois Farm Bureau to the U.S. Capitol where they held a discussion about current farm conditions and the state of the local agriculture economy as the president’s reckless trade war continues to create uncertainty. “As I travel across our […]

ICYMI on Hardball: Bustos Fights for Farmers Against Reckless Trade Policies

Bustos Discusses Recent Farm Roundtable in Prophetstown WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was on Hardball with Chris Matthews last night to discuss the impact of the president’s trade war on our agricultural economy. BUSTOS: “If you want to go back to when President Trump was candidate Trump, he stood behind […]

VIDEO: Bustos Strengthens Government Oversight, Homeland Security in Appropriations Bills

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Homeland Security and Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bills Head to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass comprehensive Homeland Security and Financial Services and General Government funding bills out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee (Committee). This legislation will now head […]