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. – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, took critical steps to address Illinois’ most urgent priorities by passing a balanced budget, advocating for essential workers, expanding tele-health and mental health resources, providing immediate property tax relief for homeowners and helping our schools accommodate e-learning.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is encouraging local nonprofits and community organizations to apply for the Illinois Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grant program, designed for programs in historically underserved Illinois communities, including large parts of Aurora.
AURORA, Ill. – To help ease the economic burdens of the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is highlighting a new website to connect Illinois job seekers and employers.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is encouraging local high school students to apply for a spot on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Student Advisory Council for the 2020-2021 school year.
AURORA, Ill. – With the COVID-19 pandemic creating economic uncertainty, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is alerting residents of the expansion of unemployment benefits to cover self-employed sole proprietors and independent contractors whose jobs were directly impacted by COVID-19.
AURORA, Ill. – In order to protect local residents against fraud, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is alerting residents to be cautious of potential scams this tax season that was extended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
AURORA, Ill. – As a part of National Nurses Week, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is applauding the heroic work of local nurses and health care workers for helping save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is notifying residents of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s action to require all essential businesses to provide employees with cloth face-coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is providing updates regarding Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s recent announcement of an extended stay at home order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent threats that he will withhold COVID-19 related economic relief from states that do not comply with his extreme anti-immigrant agenda: