Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, issued the following statement after the Governor’s State of the State and Budget Address, emphasizing strong fiscal decision making and continued funding for local schools:
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Underscoring her commitment to the mental health and wellness of Illinois kids, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, introduced legislation to limit excessive practice for student-athletes.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – State Reps. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, and Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, are partnering to host an open house to showcase resources available to veterans in their communities.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is working to save lives and protect children from fentanyl by introducing bipartisan legislation to teach more students about the dangers of the drug.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, applauds the state’s recent credit rating upgrade earlier this week by The Fitch Ratings, citing consistent fiscal responsibility for recent success.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is continuing her fight to defend the right to choose by urging the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve access to critical reproductive health medications.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The 95th Street Naperville Public Library will make needed improvements to public spaces thanks to funding secured in the recent state budget by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is seeking submissions to the inaugural Community Photo Contest to spotlight artistic talent in the community and capture the beauty of the 41st District. Winning submissions will be displayed in Springfield and made into a canvas print for the winner.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Bringing the 41st District’s climate-conscious ethos to Springfield, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, introduced legislation that encourages stakeholders to clean up rivers and waterways in their neighborhood and coordinated an accompanying nature hike with the Sierra Club to highlight the community’s biodiversity.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, highlighted critical funding coming to public libraries across the state, including Naperville-area locations.