Why I Celebrate Women’s History Month

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. I think of several Illinois women, like Jane Addams, who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and was the founder of the Hull House in Chicago, […]

Cheri on PBS’s To The Contrary

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. “To The Contrary” is “public television's successful all-female news analysis series, is celebrating its 20th season on air. The program was launched […]

Bustos talks jobs in Galesburg stop

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