Campus / Community / News / June 18, 2013

Rep. Cheri Bustos to open Galesburg office

Courtesy U.S. Congress/Wikimedia Commons

Courtesy U.S. Congress/Wikimedia Commons

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-East Moline) will open a satellite office in Galesburg, according to a press release.

Bustos is a first term congresswoman representing Illinois’ 17th district, which includes Galesburg. She ousted tea party Republican Bobby Schilling in the November 2012 election.

Bustos is opening her fourth district office at 119 E. Main St. According to Communications Director Colin Milligan, the office will be staffed two days per month, and it will be opened for appointments and meetings as necessary.

There will be an open house at the new location at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bustos also has district offices in Rock Island, Peoria and Rockford.

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Charlie Megenity
Charlie Megenity (formerly Gorney) is a senior double majoring in political science and economics. He previously served TKS as managing editor and as co-news editor while working as the weekend reporter for The Galesburg Register-Mail. Over the summer of 2012, Charlie interned in Wisconsin with, an online hyperlocal news source, where he covered the August 2012 Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting; he will return to Patch during the summer of 2013. He is also the journalism editor for Catch magazine.. Charlie has received three awards from the Illinois College Press Association for newswriting and design, including a first place award for front page layout. He was the 2013 recipient of the Theodore Hazen Kimble Memorial Award in Journalism for a feature story published in The Knox Student. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.

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