Charlie Helmick announces his bid for Congress in the 17th District.
Brian Snow, Writer
Local businessman Charle Helmick announced his bid to unseat Democrat Cheri Bustos in the 17th Congressional District. An owner of an insurance agency, former Police officer and Marine Corps veteran, Helmick wants to serve his country yet again. Not happy with the way the nation is headed he is leaving a successful business behind to make a difference for the State of Illinois and this great nation.