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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Supports Bill Against Sexual Assault And Harassment

October 4th, 2022

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Gretchen Carlson, journalist and founder of Lift Our Voices, activist Tanuja Gupta, a leading organizer of the Google Walkouts, and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia for a panel focused on her Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. “It’s been called one of the most significant pieces of labor legislation this century, and today, I was thrilled to join this outstanding panel to discuss the wide-ranging impact of this law,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “The Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual... Read More

Bettendorf Rotary Launches Iowa And Illinois Blanket Drive for the Homeless

October 4th, 2022
Bettendorf Rotary Launches Iowa And Illinois Blanket Drive for the Homeless

The Rotary Club of Bettendorf is spearheading the second annual Bettendorf Rotary Blanket Drive in the Quad Cities area from October 3 through December 2. The goal is to receive 4,000+ blankets in 2022 which is double the amount from last year. After blankets are dropped off at several drop-off box locations and received from various workplace blanket drives, they will be distributed to dozens of area non-profit agencies that help homeless and low-income individuals and families (including many children) in an effort to help them keep a little warmer this winter. Joe Campion, the Bettendorf Rotarian... Read More

Iowa House Candidate Mike Vondran Holding Harvest BBQ Rally With U.S. Senator Joni Ernst

October 4th, 2022
Iowa House Candidate Mike Vondran Holding Harvest BBQ Rally With U.S. Senator Joni Ernst

Iowa House candidate Mike Vondran will celebrate the beginning of harvest time in Iowa with a Harvest BBQ Rally from Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday October 5th at Sheridan Meadows Park, 851 N 1st St, Eldridge, IA. Special guest at the rally and friend of the campaign, will be U.S. Senator Joni Ernst. The event is free to attend, and a BBQ lunch will be served. Presenting hosts of the event are Tom and Susan Bush, and Karl Lewis.  Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Joins DC Women’s Bar Association for Silenced No More Panel

October 3rd, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Joins DC Women’s Bar Association for Silenced No More Panel

This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Gretchen Carlson, journalist and founder of Lift Our Voices, activist Tanuja Gupta, a leading organizer of the Google Walkouts, and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia for a panel focused on her Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. “It’s been called one of the most significant pieces of labor legislation this century, and today, I was thrilled to join this outstanding panel to discuss the wide-ranging impact of this law,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “The Ending Forced Arbitration... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes For Additional Support for Ukraine, Afghan Refugees

October 2nd, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes For Additional Support for Ukraine, Afghan Refugees

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass a bipartisan Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded through December 16th and provide additional support to Ukrainian and Afghan refugees. The package also includes relief for Florida, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Alaska and other communities hit by natural disasters.   “Ukraine is mounting a robust response to Russian aggression and it’s vital that we continue supporting them as they fight to protect their people and democracy,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I voted to pass legislation to keep our government funded while... Read More

How About Pizza Tonight? SHOP LOCAL With The QuadCities.com Pizza Restaurant Rundown!

September 30th, 2022
How About Pizza Tonight? SHOP LOCAL With The QuadCities.com Pizza Restaurant Rundown!

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

‘Why Taiwan Matters’ Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

September 28th, 2022
'Why Taiwan Matters' Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

Norm Moline goes beyond the headlines and delves into the complicated past and present of a nation in his upcoming presentation Why Taiwan Matters. This event will be held at the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, October 12, at 6pm. Registration is not required. Taiwan is only one-fourth the size of Illinois but has twice as many people, fascinating landscapes, the World Vegetable Center, and the world’s 20th largest economy providing important exports such as in information-technology. Linked with mainland China for several centuries, it has been independent with special connections to the... Read More

Registration is open for October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation

September 28th, 2022
Registration is open for October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation

The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GMCCI) has opened registration for the October 5th Live Muscatine Orientation. Residents new to the area within the last few years are invited to join us for lunch at the Merrill Hotel to learn more about Muscatine’s rich history, culture, and community resources. There will also be opportunities to ask questions and meet others new to the area. There is no charge to participate in the orientation and lunch is provided. The orientation is part of the Live Muscatine Initiative, a newer addition to GMCCI’s suite of programs, aimed at... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

September 27th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights New Cost Savings for Families in Northwest and Central Illinois

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a new report from the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee that shows how the policies she has championed over the last two years will lower costs for working families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Under President Biden, we’ve made historic investments in our families and communities that will create more American jobs and bring a brighter future,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m highlighting new data from the Joint Economic Committee that shows how our work is bringing down health care, prescription drug and student loan costs... Read More

Matching Grant Goal Met for Galesburg Public Library Foundation

September 22nd, 2022
Matching Grant Goal Met for Galesburg Public Library Foundation

The Galesburg Public Library stands on stronger financial footing now that the Galesburg Community Foundation’s matching grant has been met. This year, The Galesburg Community Foundation (GCF) offered a 2:1 match grant challenge to the community to help raise over $700,000 in funds for the new Galesburg Public Library. The challenge offered a strategic pathway for donors to connect with the Galesburg Public Library Foundation (GPLF). “We wanted to give the library a tool that would allow them to connect with members of the community and have a centralized place where the entire community would... Read More