State of the Union

State News
3:00 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Bustos to honor veterans advocate at State of the Union

A man who helps fellow veterans in the Quad Cities will be in Washington tonight for the President's State of Union Address. Mike Malmstrom will be the guest of Illinois 17th District Congresswoman, Cheri Bustos.

Malmstrom served in the Marines during the Vietnam War, and in recent years has organized the annual Quad Cities Stand Down - a weekend in the fall when homeless veterans can meet with federal and state agencies including the V-A, get meals, medical care, winter clothing, and a place to sleep for a couple of nights. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:25 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Schock on the State of the Union

18th District Congressman Aaron Schock says he liked the President’s comments on tax reform. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
3:33 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Washington Mayor to attend State of the Union address

The mayor of one of the hardest-hit communities during the November tornadoes is headed to the nation’s capital. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk invited Washington Mayor Gary Manier to attend next week’s State of the Union address. Manier says Kirk toured the damage shortly after the destructive storm destroyed hundreds of homes.

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