2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]


Local labor, agricultural and manufacturing stakeholders express support for USMCA Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) cast her vote in favor of the historic United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The legislation is the first trade deal in recent history to receive broad-based support across agricultural and labor stakeholders. “Illinois farmers and workers deserve […]

Bustos Statement on EPA’s Rule to Undercut Renewable Fuel Standard

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Agriculture Committee – released the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new rule that would undercut the Renewable Fuel Standard: “The finalization of this EPA rule demonstrates this Administration’s complete failure to meet the needs our family farmers and […]

Bustos Helps Pass Funding Packages With Major Local Wins

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Pass Full House Washington – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass, out of the House of Representatives, two major funding packages to fully fund the federal government. Congresswoman Bustos secured sweeping wins for hardworking Illinoisans in both packages, including […]