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 to Host Local Blood Drive

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

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.

Scherer Hosts Census Sign-up Workshops

Scherer Hosts Census Sign-up Workshops

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.

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

Scherer Works to Expand Access to Health Services

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.

Scherer Highlights Illinois Get Hired Employment Website

Scherer Highlights Illinois Get Hired Employment Website

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.

Scherer Hosts Census Sign-up Workshops

Scherer Highlights State ‘Help Is Here’ Services

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.

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

Scherer Spotlights New State Unemployment Claims Process

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.

Scherer Hosts Census Sign-up Workshops

Scherer Bill Expanding Hiring Eligibility for DCFS Investigators Passes House

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).