BUSTOS STATEMENT ON CHINA HALTING AG IMPORTS

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after China reportedly halted all U.S. agricultural imports: “It’s clear as day that farmers are truly paying the price of President Trump’s erratic and short-sighted trade policies. Tariffs may sound nice to a Manhattan billionaire – but in rural Illinois, we’re feeling the consequences […]

BUSTOS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Applications Due Friday, November 1, 2019 MOLINE – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ office (IL-17) is accepting applications from high school students for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2020. “Our military academies provide students with the opportunity to receive an outstanding education while also serving our nation,” […]

BUSTOS WELCOMES FEMA’S DECISION TO EXTEND DEADLINE TO REPORT FLOODING DAMAGE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) welcomed the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision to extend the deadline for the State of Illinois to conduct its Preliminary Damage Assessment following extensive flooding and rainfall across Illinois – including portions of the 17th Congressional District. The acceptance of this request comes after Congresswoman Bustos joined […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS PUSH DEVOS, ILLINOIS COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO HELP MIDSTATE COLLEGE STUDENTS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), today urged the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to take immediate steps to assist the estimated 183 students affected by the planned August 14, 2019, closing of for-profit Midstate College in Peoria, Illinois. The members, in a letter to […]