WMBD Peoria: Congresswoman Bustos on Women’s Economic Security

PEORIA – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos makes a stop in Central Illinois Tuesday to discuss advancing women in the workplace. It’s all part of the 17th Congressional District Representative’s “Cheri on Shift.” At Myah’s Learning Center in Peoria, Bustos continued her week-long women’s economic security tour. Tuesday, she highlighted the need for affordable and accessible child […]

Expanding economic opportunity for all women

Decades ago, raising three small boys in Northwest Illinois, my husband and I worked opposite shifts for years. When I was a cub newspaper reporter, I worked second shift and would arrive home from the newsroom each night just in time for my husband to leave for his graveyard shift as a rookie cop. The […]