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 Works to Bring Child Traffickers to Justice

Scherer Works to Bring Child Traffickers to Justice

DECATUR, Ill. –To crack down on criminals involved with child trafficking, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is co-sponsoring legislation that increases penalties and extends the statute of limitations for child sex crimes. “Current law does not reflect the realities...

Scherer’s Spelling Bee Brings Out Local Seniors

Scherer’s Spelling Bee Brings Out Local Seniors

DECATUR, Ill. – Local senior citizens showcased their spelling abilities and celebrated their love of learning at state Rep. Sue Scherer’s, D-Decatur, senior spelling bee at the Decatur Macon County Senior Center on Monday. “Every year I am thrilled for our seniors to...

Scherer Files Measure to Address Substitute Teacher Shortage

Scherer Files Measure to Address Substitute Teacher Shortage

DECATUR, Ill. –In an effort to aid school districts that are having a hard time finding substitute teachers, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, recently filed legislation to eliminate the substitute teaching license fee for candidates who apply to be substitute...

Scherer Seeks Participants for Fourth Annual Senior Spelling Bee

Scherer Seeks Participants for Fourth Annual Senior Spelling Bee

DECATUR, Ill. – To help older adults stay active and celebrate a lifetime of learning, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is hosting a spelling bee for senior citizens at the Decatur Macon County Senior Center at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 13. “The senior spelling bee...

Scherer Backs Bill to Lower Fees on Small Businesses

Scherer Backs Bill to Lower Fees on Small Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Individuals looking to create a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) would get some financial relief with lowered filing costs under a new bill being backed by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur. “In Illinois, we need to be doing all we can to help...