Scherer Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, released the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his first budget address to the General Assembly: “Illinois is still digging out from years of budget stalemate and financial crisis under the...

Scherer Welcomes Local Pastor to Deliver Opening Prayer

DECATUR, Ill. – Pastor Silas Johnson of Calvary Baptist Church in Springfield delivered the invocation to the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday as a guest of state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur.  “The opening prayer in the House is a sacred moment where we...

Scherer Takes Oath of Office, Highlights Priorities for New Term

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the 101st Illinois General Assembly inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 9, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, laid out her priorities and goals as a lawmaker for the new legislative session. “I am ready to continue working with my...

Scherer Seeks Nominations for 2019 Volunteer Service Awards

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D- Decatur, is encouraging area residents to submit nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.“I know from knocking on doors throughout the 96th District that there are a lot of compassionate people...