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...

Costello Releases Statement on Budget Work

SPRINGFIELD Ill. – State Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, released the following statement urging renewed state budget negotiations: “The Legislature and the governor have a lot of work to do to end this crisis and pass a budget for Illinois. I remain ready to do...