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Our region’s waterways – chief among them the Mississippi and Illinois rivers - are absolutely critical to the economic well-being of our area. But the infrastructure of these rivers is in serious need of improvement.
It's Women’s History Month, a time when I think of the trailblazers who paved the way to give women like myself the opportunity to serve.
It is very unusual to see “common sense” and “Congress” in the same sentence. Yet the announcement from freshman Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., might just be exactly that.
By Preston Maddock
February 11, 2013
A laid-off employee from a company owned by Bain Capital will join Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) as her guest at the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Dot Turner was one of 170 workers at Sensata Technologies' Freeport, Ill., plant who had their jobs offshored to China last year. Turner had worked at the plant for 43 years.
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos appeared on the PBS television series "To The Contrary" on in February 2013.
On the program, Congresswoman Bustos discussed her background, family, priorities and what led her into public service.
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