Cheri Bustos

Hoping to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, members of Congress have introduced a bill that would allow victims to take their cases to court.

Just one day after candidates could begin filing their nominating petitions for the  primary election next March, some contests are shaping up for the Quad Cities and northwestern Illinois.

Togo Uprising QC

Oct 20, 2017
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Even though they now live thousands of miles from their native country, hundreds of people are expected to demonstrate tomorrow in the Quad Cities for civil rights and political change in the west African country of Togo. Members of the group, Togo Uprising QC, will hold a rally and march in Rock Island.

Rep. Cheri Bustos

National security was the focus for some members of Congress during a week-long trip to the Middle East. The group, including Cheri Bustos from East Moline and Illinois' 17th District, traveled to Israel and Jordan.

Cheri Bustos

Several months after first being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor of Illinois, Cheri Bustos has decided against it. Monday the congresswoman from East Moline and the 17th District said she will run for re-election next year instead.

Cheri Bustos

Following her overwhelming re-election in a district won by Donald Trump, Democrats in the US House have promoted Cheri Bustos to a job in leadership. Monday night, they elected the congresswoman from East Moline to be one of three co-chairs of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee.

WVIK News

Help for the Rock Island Arsenal is moving through Congress, and might actually be approved by the end of the year. Friday the US House approved the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, and it now goes to the Senate for its consideration.

Voters often complain about not having any choices between candidates. But there is at least one race with very different candidates to choose from - that's in Illinois' 17th congressional district between Cheri Bustos from East Moline and Patrick Harlan of Galesburg.

wo boys from the club smile for reporters, giving us a "thumbs up."
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Teenagers from the Boys and Girls Club presented a Healthy Kids Carnival in Moline today. The University of Illinois Extension and the club hosted the carnival in Moline after the Teen Ambassadors learned about nutrition and cooking.

WVIK Staff

Representative Cheri Bustos visited Augustana College Friday to meet with the director of a program working to tackle the lead paint problem in Scott County.

Last week, Augustana's Upper Mississippi Center for Sustainable Communities and the Scott County Health Department announced the partnership, which involves Augustana students identifying areas in the county with the highest risk of lead paint exposure and introducing solutions to prevent poisoning. 

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