DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s annual budget address:

“The state’s budget must address the issues families are facing every day. We have all been witnesses to the crippling effects of this pandemic that has gone on for far too long. There will be many decisions made as lawmakers continue to work with the governor to create a balanced budget. We must make sure we are creating a safe and effective vaccine rollout plan so our communities can take the necessary steps to work toward normalcy. Our parents should feel safe and confident that their children can return to school and get their education without worry of the pandemic. We have many essential workers who have continually made sacrifice after sacrifice to ensure our communities could still operate during these trying times. We cannot let their efforts go in vain, as legislators, the time is now to make tough decisions in the best interest of the people of Illinois, our workers and those desperate to find a job.

Rep. Sue SchererRep. Sue Scherer

96th District

Springfield Office:
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Springfield, IL 62706
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District Office:
1301 E. Mound Rd.
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Decatur, IL 62526
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