Rep. Barbara Hernandez
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.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is promoting the opening of a new fiber optic micro-factory in Aurora which will create good-paying local jobs and advance Illinois as a leader in technology.
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.
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.
AURORA, Ill. – State rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently held a blood drive in Aurora to help reduce the blood supply shortage in Illinois’ blood banks.
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.
AURORA, Ill. – To help local businesses that have suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently supported legislation that will allow restaurants and bars to sell premade mixed drinks for pickup and delivery.
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.
AURORA, Ill. – In celebration of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is encouraging local community members to support Black-owned businesses in the district that day.
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.
Hernandez Responds to Murder of George Floyd, Invites Community to Facebook Live Discussion on Racism
AURORA, Ill. – State rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, released the following statement Friday: