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...

Costello Passes Legislation to Address Ag Education Shortage

SPRINGFIELD Ill. – To address Illinois’ increasing shortage of educators in the field of agriculture, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is sponsoring legislation to create an Agriculture Education Shortage Task Force to recommend actions the state can take to...

Costello Urges State to Support IL Jobs by Buying American Steel

SPRINGFIELD Ill. – In an effort to create new jobs and stimulate economic growth, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is calling on that state to spend Illinois taxpayer dollars on iron and steel that create jobs and keeps Americans employed. “Taxpayer dollars...