Costello Named to Agriculture Education Shortage Task Force

RED BUD, Ill. – In recognition of his leadership in agriculture education, state Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, has been named to the House Agriculture Education Shortage Task Force to help explore and find solutions to the challenges of hiring and retaining...

Costello Fights for More Funding for Local Schools

RED BUD Ill. – In an effort to reform school funding, and secure more funding for local schools, state Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, voted for legislation that would increase funding to schools in the 116th district by over $2 million. “The school funding formula...

Costello Gives Per Diem, Travel Reimbursements back to State

RED BUD Ill. – In solidarity with taxpayers in his district, state Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, has refused all per diem and travel reimbursements paid to legislators for special session, as called by the governor. “The hardworking taxpayers in our Southern...