Rep. Jerry F. Costello II

(D-Smithton)
116th District
Rep Jerry Costello II

Springfield Office:
200-7S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1018
(217) 558-4502 FAX

District Office:
124 Locust Street
Red Bud, IL  62278
(618) 282-7284
(618) 282-7286 FAX

Biography
Financial adviser; born February 13, 1969 in Belleville, IL; graduate, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; former paratrooper, U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division during Operation Desert Storm; former patrolman and assistant chief of police; member, Fraternal Order of Police, Laborers International Union of Northern America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Catholic War Veterans; member, St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Belleville; married, has three children.

Costello Working to Make Illinois Prioritize American Products

Costello Working to Make Illinois Prioritize American Products

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, is fighting to protect American jobs through new legislation he is sponsoring that would ensure that Illinois prioritizes American made products when purchasing. “We must fight to keep our good paying American...

Costello Working to Expand Crossbow Hunting

Costello Working to Expand Crossbow Hunting

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jerry Costello, D–Smithton, is working to expand sportsmen’s ability to hunt by allowing crossbows to be used for hunting during regular archery seasons. “Crossbows are effective, precise, and humane weapons for taking game that...

Rep. Costello Opposes New Tax on Sugar

Rep. Costello Opposes New Tax on Sugar

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois has one of the highest tax rates in the state, and with the ongoing budget crisis, many families are hurting. To counter another attempt to put more taxes on Illinois residents, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is opposing a...

Costello Honors the Illinois State Police on 95 Years of Service

Costello Honors the Illinois State Police on 95 Years of Service

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To honor the continued dedication and sacrifice of the men and women who protect our state, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, cosponsored a resolution congratulating the Illinois State Police on its 95th anniversary. “For over 95 years, the...

Costello Opposes Tax Placed on Food and Medication

Costello Opposes Tax Placed on Food and Medication

RED BUD, ILL. – To stand with working families in Southern Illinois, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is sponsoring House Resolution 116, which opposes a food and drug tax. “Our local families are already suffering due to the budget impasse and are taxed...