Cheri Bustos http://northernpublicradio.org en Kinzinger And Bustos Discuss Plane Crash Probe http://northernpublicradio.org/post/kinzinger-and-bustos-discuss-plane-crash-probe <p>A northern Illinois Congressman wants the international community to freeze the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Those comments come from 16th District Republican Adam Kinzinger. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:30:31 +0000 Mike Moen 51149 at http://northernpublicradio.org Kinzinger And Bustos Discuss Plane Crash Probe Illinois Reps. React To SOTU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-reps-react-sotu <p></p><p>U.S. House members from across northern Illinois offered plenty of reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union speech. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:42:01 +0000 Mike Moen & Susan Stephens 42379 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Reps. React To SOTU Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-reps-support-federal-spending-bill <p></p><p><font size="5">The budget bill that cleared the U.S. House Wednesday received widespread support from Illinois' Congressional delegation.</font> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:44:11 +0000 Mike Moen 41833 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Reps. Support Federal Spending Bill Congress Reacts to President's Syria Speech http://northernpublicradio.org/post/congress-reacts-presidents-syria-speech <p>Congress members – like most of the world -- appear to be taking a “wait and see” stance on Syria.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 03:39:54 +0000 Susan Stephens 35936 at http://northernpublicradio.org Congress Reacts to President's Syria Speech Funding Still A Roadblock For Thomson Prison http://northernpublicradio.org/post/funding-still-roadblock-thomson-prison <p></p><p>Federal officials remain committed to opening a vacant prison in northwest Illinois. But securing funding remains a key obstacle in getting the facility in Thomson up and running. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:54:52 +0000 Mike Moen 35723 at http://northernpublicradio.org Funding Still A Roadblock For Thomson Prison Schilling Will Try To Win Back 17th Congressional Seat http://northernpublicradio.org/post/schilling-will-try-win-back-17th-congressional-seat <p></p><p><a href="http://reelectbobby.com/">Republican Bobby Schilling</a> is once again running for Congress. The one-term Republican, who lost his seat last year, announced Monday he'll try to reclaim his post in Illinois' <a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/IL/17">17th Congressional District</a>. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:16:50 +0000 Mike Moen 32599 at http://northernpublicradio.org Schilling Will Try To Win Back 17th Congressional Seat House Members: Sequestration Hits Home http://northernpublicradio.org/post/house-members-sequestration-hits-home <p></p><p>Members of Congress are back home instead of trying to work out a plan to avoid massive across-the-board cuts scheduled to take effect March 1<sup>st</sup>. Many are using the opportunity to show how sequestration will hurt the people who live and work in their districts.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:21:31 +0000 Susan Stephens 25739 at http://northernpublicradio.org House Members: Sequestration Hits Home Kinzinger And Bustos React To State Of The Union http://northernpublicradio.org/post/kinzinger-and-bustos-react-state-union <div><p>Many members of Illinois' Congressional delegation offered their thoughts on last night's State of the Union speech. <a href="http://kinzinger.house.gov/#dialog">16th District Republican Adam Kinzinger </a>held a conference call with reporters. <a href="http://bustos.house.gov/">17th District Democrat Cheri Bustos </a>issued a statement immediately following the address. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:16:43 +0000 Mike Moen 25430 at http://northernpublicradio.org Kinzinger And Bustos React To State Of The Union Bustos, Kinzinger Ready To Work In New Congress http://northernpublicradio.org/post/bustos-kinzinger-ready-work-new-congress <p>The 113th Congress includes a freshman Democrat from northern Illinois and a second term Republican from a neighboring district who is taking on new territory. <a href="http://bustos.house.gov/">Cheri Bustos</a> and <a href="http://kinzinger.house.gov">Adam Kinzinger</a> are busy preparing for what lies ahead in the next session.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:26:27 +0000 Mike Moen 23827 at http://northernpublicradio.org Bustos, Kinzinger Ready To Work In New Congress Congressional Race: 17th District http://northernpublicradio.org/post/congressional-race-17th-district <p>There are several similarities between the candidates in Illinois’s 17<sup>th</sup> Congressional District, which includes Democratic-leaning chunks from Rockford and Peoria as well as wrapping through the Quad Cities and across rural northwestern Illinois. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:52:00 +0000 Victor Yehling 20061 at http://northernpublicradio.org Congressional Race: 17th District