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. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging Congress to hold additional hearings on the politically motivated citizenship question for the 2020 Census, as the Supreme Court’s decision leaves open the possibility for the Trump Administration to find another way to justify it:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump deliberately terrorizing immigrant parents and their children as a negotiation tactic:
AURORA, Ill. – In response to recent reports of possible deportation raids, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, hosted an immigration workshop and discussion panel to help local residents understand their rights.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, will host a panel on immigration with Congressman Bill Foster, D-11th District, in the East Aurora High School on Saturday, June 22, from noon to 3 p.m.
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: