Rep. Barbara Hernandez

(D-Aurora)
83rd District
Rep Barbara Hernandez
Springfield Office:
233-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1002

District Office:
540 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL  60506
(630) 270-1848

Biography
Member, Aurora Township Youth Council; member, Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board; member, Kane County Board; founder, Aurora Youth Summit; former Chief of Staff for state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia; B.S., Aurora University.
Hernandez Expands Vote by Mail During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hernandez Expands Vote by Mail During COVID-19 Pandemic

AURORA, Ill. – To ensure that all voters can make their voices heard in the upcoming November election while protecting themselves from the spread of COVID-19, state rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, helped pass a measure to expand mail-in ballot programs and allow election authorities to provide for curbside voting and special senior hours.

Hernandez Supports Police Reform Initiatives

Hernandez Supports Police Reform Initiatives

AURORA, Ill. – As communities continue to speak out against racial injustices, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently announced her support for several legislative initiatives addressing police reform and systemic racism.

Hernandez Supports Police Reform Initiatives

Hernandez to Host Virtual One-On-One Utility Bill Clinics

AURORA, Ill. – To help consumers maximize their savings on utility costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is hosting virtual one-on-one utility bill clinics with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hernandez Hears Community Concerns on Systemic Racism

Hernandez Hears Community Concerns on Systemic Racism

AURORA, Ill. – As an effort to provide a space where all community voices can be heard, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently held a virtual social justice advisory committee meeting on her Facebook page where she discussed issues surrounding police brutality, police reform and systemic racism.

Hernandez Supports Police Reform Initiatives

Hernandez Backs Property Tax Relief for Homeowners, Late Fee Suspension

AURORA, Ill. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create financial hardships for families, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently backed a measure that would suspend late payment penalties on property taxes and create a one-year application deferral to renew senior, veteran and disability homestead exemptions.