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Bustos Hears Concerns About Post Office

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Rep. Cheri Bustos meets a resident outside the Galesburg Flower Company Monday.  (Will Stevenson Photo)

Rep. Cheri Bustos meets a resident outside the Galesburg Flower Company Monday. (Will Stevenson Photo)

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos helped deliver the mail, and she was delivered an earful from constituents as a result.

Bustos spent the afternoon in Galesburg Monday, where she shadowed a local postal worker as part of what she calls “Cheri on Shift” where she visits and works alongside employees in various industries.

Local Lawmaker Sponsors More Legislation Benefiting EMS

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A local lawmaker has introduced more legislation in Springfield that is designed to help local emergency medical technicians, especially in smaller, more rural areas.

Legislation introduced earlier this month by State Representative Don Moffitt was approved would allow pre-Hospital Registered Nurses to provide services on emergency vehicles regardless of what level of ambulance they’re assigned to.