17th Congressional District http://peoriapublicradio.org en Discussion on improving the regional economy http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/discussion-improving-regional-economy <div>Peoria area representatives of education, big and small businesses, healthcare, and manufacturing came together to discuss how to improve the regional economy. 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is holding three such meetings across her district. She says the goal is to form a vision for economic success and come up with issues important for economic development.</div><div> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:50:46 +0000 Denise Molina 10680 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Discussion on improving the regional economy Making government work http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/making-government-work <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is part of a bipartisan team sponsoring nine bills being called the Make Government Work package.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:15:59 +0000 Tanya Koonce 9090 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Making government work Bustos visits A. Lucas & Sons during tour http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bustos-visits-lucas-sons-during-tour <p></p><p>17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos visited A. Lucas &amp; Sons as part of her “Make it in America” tour. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:31:58 +0000 Orko Manna 8302 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bustos visits A. Lucas & Sons during tour Bustos discusses vote in favor of farm bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bustos-discusses-vote-favor-farm-bill <p></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was among the lawmakers voting in favor of a five-year farm bill. The measure came out of the House Agriculture Committee, and is now ready for floor consideration.</div><div> Thu, 16 May 2013 20:21:40 +0000 Denise Molina 5719 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bustos discusses vote in favor of farm bill