Rep. Barbara Hernandez
519-C Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
540 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
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.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Announces Committee Assignments, Legislative Priorities
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, was recently named to House committees focusing on education, housing and public safety, high priorities for the Aurora community.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Hold Free Healthcare Enrollment and COVID Booster Event
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is holding an event for Aurorans to learn about recent expansions of Medicaid in Illinois, including immigrants ages 42 and up, regardless of their immigration status.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Hold Free Citizens Utility Bill Clinic
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will help the Aurora community cut energy and telecom costs at a free utility bill clinic on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon until 3 p.m. at the Aurora Public Library – Santori Branch.
Kane County Legislators Respond to Kane County Sheriff’s Statement on the Assault Weapons Ban
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — In response to recent statements by the Kane County Sheriff misrepresenting the Protect Illinois Communities Act, the state lawmakers representing Kane County issued a letter to county residents to clarify the law and ensure its enforcement in the interest of public safety. Signatories include state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, state Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, and state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Carpentersville.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Lays Out Goals for New Term
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, issued this statement at the beginning of a new legislative session:
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Seeks Input from Aurora Community on Lawmaking Priorities
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is asking the Aurora community to make their voices heard as she prepares the steps she will take in Springfield this session.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Issues Statement on the Hospitalization of State Sen. Scott Bennett
AURORA, Ill. – In response to the hospitalization of state Sen. Scott Bennett, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, released the following statement:
Hernandez Measure Guaranteeing Incarcerated Illinoisans Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products Passes House and Senate
AURORA, Ill. – Continuing her efforts to guarantee medical parity, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, advanced a measure to ensure menstrual hygiene product access for all incarcerated Illinoisans and employees of the Department of Corrections.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Votes to Streamline SAFE-T Act, Promote Public Safety
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On Thursday night, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, continued her record of promoting public safety by helping pass a measure to correct misconceptions and strengthen the SAFE-T Act.
State Rep. Barbara Hernandez Announces Nearly $3 Million in Grants to Promote Tourism
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently announces $2.93 million in grants available to non-profits, counties, municipalities, and convention and visitors bureaus to support costs including media productions, billboards, visitor guides, web development and trade show registrations.