‘Build The Bench’ & Women In Politics; Addiction Treatment Centers Face Funding Shortages

May 16, 2017
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. administers the House oath of office to Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

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On the 21st: We learned about a program led by Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos aimed at getting more women to run for office. Plus, we began our week-long series on the opioid crisis in Illinois with a look at how funding shortages have affected providers across the state.