Congresswoman Bustos, Mayor Fritz raise domestic violence awareness

    In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act being signed into law, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, visited the Fulton-Mason Crisis Service Friday afternoon and Canton’s mayor declared October to be Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the city.     Bustos met with the center’s executive director, Phyllis Todd, and other […]

Bustos Recognizes 20th Anniversary Of The Violence Against Women Act At Local Domestic Violence Centers

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited domestic violence centers in Peoria and Canton to recognize the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) being signed into law. “Fighting for the people of our region is my top priority, and that starts with making sure our communities stay safe places to raise families,” said […]

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.  The measure focuses on protecting students and standardizing practices regarding sexual assault on college campuses. The bill seeks to hold […]