As a mother, former school board member and business leader, Janet Yang Rohr is a committed leader who is fighting to reduce the tax burden facing hard-working families, increase access to healthcare and put the needs of the residents of the 41st House District first and foremost.
Janet is a longtime resident of the Naperville community, where she met her husband Dan. They decided to raise their three kids, Kathryn, Jonny and Miriam, in Naperville because of the strong community.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is currently the Director of Global Data at investment data and research firm, Morningstar in Chicago.
Janet served on the Naperville District 203 School Board from 2017-2021 to ensure that her children and others are provided with opportunities they need to be successful. There, she used her knowledge, background and skills to lower and abate property taxes and debt service levies by millions of dollars, while expanding the early childhood education and other programs that will help all students succeed.
Whether it has been in her current role, on the school board or with other similar organizations, Janet uses her business and finance experience to push forward each group’s goals and missions in measurable ways that use resources wisely.
As state representative, Janet uses her commonsense mindset and drive for practical solutions to get things done on behalf of all community members of the 41st District.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month, and state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is recognizing the importance of providing adequate childcare for working families. Yang Rohr has always been passionate about working with children even prior to her role as state representative. She served as a school board member and is a proud mother of three.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – To help address the increasing student loan debt crisis, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, recently sponsored legislation that would prohibit for-profit higher education institutions from continuing any program or degree where the estimated student loan debt severely exceeds the expected annual salary.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Within the last couple of years, addressing the issues of prescription drug addiction and overdoses has become more important than ever before. As families throughout the country battle this issue, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is supporting legislation that would prevent citizens who are experiencing an overdose from being prosecuted or charged with possession if they’re trying to get emergency medical assistance.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting her monthly ‘Coffee and Conversation’ on Saturday, March 27 on Zoom. She is inviting residents from Naperville and Warrenville to discuss key local issues and to share ideas and information about her legislative agenda.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – To ensure that taxpayers are not on the hook for the mismanagement of state funds, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is supporting legislation that would prevent legislators from being paid if there is not a state budget in place.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is actively challenging students to think about how their daily decisions impact the environment by hosting an Earth Day poster contest for students K-8. This contest will present a creative way for students to celebrate Earth Day, while simultaneously gaining knowledge about the environment.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To recognize the contributions of women across the globe and acknowledge the burdens placed on women during the pandemic, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is highlighting International Women’s Day on March 8.
Naperville, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is sponsoring new legislation to adjust the formula used to calculate homeowner’s exemptions for veterans, which are based on degree of disability.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To advocate for policies that improve the state’s finances and create equitable opportunities for all students, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will be serving on a variety of committees in Springfield that will help her fight for the key issues of the 41st House District.
Yang Rohr To Host ‘Coffee and Conversation’ to Connect with Local Residents, Provide Update on Legislative Agenda
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will host her monthly ‘Coffee and Conversation’, inviting residents from Naperville and Warrenville to discuss key local issues and to share ideas and information about her legislative agenda.