Rep Sue Scherer

(D-Decatur)
96th District
Rep Sue Scherer

Springfield Office:
E-2 Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 524-0353
(217) 524-0354 FAX

District Office:
1301 E. Mound Rd.
Suite 270
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 877-9636
(217) 877-9659 FAX

Biography
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.

Scherer Criticizes Rauner’s Veto of Worker Protection Measure

Scherer Criticizes Rauner’s Veto of Worker Protection Measure

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is calling for an override of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of legislation designed to protect the rights of working men and women in Illinois. “Labor unions have been instrumental in building a strong middle class in our...

Scherer Raises Awareness of Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts

Scherer Raises Awareness of Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is inviting residents to join her, survivors of domestic violence, advocates and first responders to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October. “Domestic violence impacts every community in this...

Scherer Co-Sponsors Bill in Response to Equifax Breach

Scherer Co-Sponsors Bill in Response to Equifax Breach

DECATUR, Ill. – In the wake of the Equifax data breach, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is co-sponsoring new legislation that would prevent reporting agencies from charging fees to consumers who wish to freeze their credit report. “In a data breach, freezing your...

Job Seekers Attend Rep. Scherer’s Annual Community Job Fair

Job Seekers Attend Rep. Scherer’s Annual Community Job Fair

DECATUR, Ill. – To help local residents and job seekers connect with employers and find pathways to career opportunities, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, partnered with Workforce Investment Solutions to host a free community job fair . “Some of our local residents...

Scherer to Host Free Job Fair in Decatur with 40 Employers

Scherer to Host Free Job Fair in Decatur with 40 Employers

DECATUR, Ill. – To help connect job seekers with local employers, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur,  is partnering with Workforce Investment Solutions to host a community job fair on Wednesday, August 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in...