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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is cracking down on the spread of human trafficking by passing tougher punishments on businesses profiting off of the practice and funding training programs for police and hotel employees to identify and combat it.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Passes Bill Requiring Insurance Companies to Expand Coverage for Breast Cancer Patients
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is demanding big insurance companies stop nickel and diming breast cancer patients, passing legislation that will require health plans to cover potentially lifesaving diagnostic tests.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently supported legislation to provide stronger enforcement of fair pay laws, employee safety protections and fair hiring practices.
State. Rep Hernandez Fights for Affordable Health Care, Fair Taxes, High-Wage Jobs during First Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, took critical steps toward building a stronger Illinois this session by advocating for good-paying jobs, affordable health care and tax relief for the middle class while passing a responsible, balanced budget.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, issued the following statement after the House approved the Fair Tax rates, which provide modest tax relief to 99.7% of residents in her community:
State Rep. Hernandez Helps Pass Fair Tax Amendment, First Step Toward Tax Relief for Middle-Class Families
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, issued this statement after passing the Fair Tax amendment, a first step toward tax relief for 99.7% of local residents:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the tragic mass shooting earlier this year in Aurora, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is supporting legislation to improve background checks through the use of fingerprinting and to help the Illinois State Police process and follow up FOID revocations for felons.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the wake of two state trooper deaths, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is backing a bill that would protect law enforcement professionals by combatting careless driving near stopped emergency vehicles.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment: