17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Peoria Public Radio News
1:23 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Bustos: renewed relations with Cuba could be good for IL

17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos says President Barack Obama’s announcement to normalize relations with Cuba could benefit Illinois. The president’s announcement includes re-establishing economic ties with the country.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:26 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Bartonville Police Chief appointed to national review board

Central Illinois will have a voice in choosing public safety officers for a prestigious national award.

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Peoria Public Radio News
10:01 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Former Congressman Lane Evans dies

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A long-time former 17th District Congressman has died after a long fight with Parkinson’s disease. 63-year old Lane Evans died Wednesday at a nursing home in East Moline, according to his legal guardian.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:23 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Bustos celebrates 20th Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act

17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos talks with Center for Prevention of Abuse officials in Peoria.
Credit Denise Molina-Weiger / Peoria Public Radio

17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act by touring domestic violence centers in the area.

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:15 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Schilling calls on Bustos to participate in more debates

Republican Bobby Schilling in Peoria.
Credit Denise Molina-Weiger / Peoria Public Radio

The Republican looking to unseat 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos says the Democrat is unwilling to participate in more than one debate.

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:39 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Congressional proposal requires uniform disciplinary process in sexual assault cases

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is co-sponsoring legislation that aims to make the university experience safer. The 17th District Congresswoman is one of about 20 representatives introducing the House version of the Campus Safety and Accountability act. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
5:07 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Bustos tours VA clinic

Credit Tamie Yost

 

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos toured the Bob Michel VA Clinic Tuesday meeting with administrators, and talking to veterans. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:06 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

MLK Day march in Peoria ends with Ceremony

  The Annual Martin Luther King Freedom March followed the luncheon. 

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State News
7:14 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Durbin and Bustos give update on Thomson Correctional Center

Credit Associated Press

Federal officials remain committed to opening a vacant prison in northwest Illinois. But securing funding remains a key roadblock in getting the facility in Thomson up and running.

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