Rep. Sue Scherer
Full-time legislator; former public school teacher of 34 years in Decatur and Maroa-Forsyth; graduate, St. Teresa High School in Decatur; B.S., Illinois State University; M.Ed., Eastern Illinois University; has four children and five grandchildren.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is partnering with the Central Illinois Blood Center to host a blood drive for local hospitals in Decatur and Springfield to help address blood shortages.
DECATUR, Ill. – To ensure all local residents are counted and Central Illinois communities receive their fair share of federal funding and resources for schools, roads and more, Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is hosting a series of Census sign-up workshops this week for anyone who may need assistance completing Census forms.
DECATUR, Ill. – As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Illinoisans statewide, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur backed efforts to expand access to medical care services, including telehealth services and affordable health care for children.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur is highlighting the new Illinois Get Hired website for workers looking for employment – including those displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn – and for businesses looking to hire new employees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement after the conclusion of a special legislative session to provide critical services and resources for families facing the COVID-19 pandemic:
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging residents to take advantage
of the state’s new ‘Help is Here’ hotline and website, which offers assistance on a variety of
issues including housing and food security, senior resources and child care information.
DECATUR, Ill. – Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting the new process being used by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to process the filing of unprecedented number of unemployment benefit claims.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak which is forcing small businesses, restaurants, bars and other establishments to temporarily close their doors to the public, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting resources available to help businesses and workers secure assistance.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Taking a stand as an advocate for vulnerable children, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, passed legislation out of the House last week that would allow individuals with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice to become certified as Child Protective Investigators with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A bill sponsored by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, allowing family members of fallen war heroes with special military vanity license plates to forgo paying registration fees passed out of a House transportation committee last week.