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...

Costello Hosts Gun Rights Update to Keep Citizens Informed

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, co-hosted a gun rights update meeting with the National Rifle Association (NRA) on Thursday to keep citizens and sportsmen aware of recent changes to Illinois law concerning the second amendment. “As an...