Rep. Katie Stuart
Full-time legislator; B.A. in Mathematics, Rutgers University; former public elementary and high school math teacher in Edwardsville and Highland; former college math instructor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; lives in Edwardsville with her husband and two children.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill – State Representative Katie Stuart, R-Edwardsville, saluted members of the Collinsville Fire Department who have received awards for bravery and heroism in the line of duty during 2021. The Collinsville Fire Department is receiving the Unit Citation (Group) award, and Firefighter/Paramedic Colin Fuhrmann is receiving the Medal of Valor.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is raising awareness after the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) found and corrected a coding error in the funding formula it uses to calculate state funding levels for local schools. The error, which is now being corrected, caused schools and school districts throughout Illinois to be underpaid by the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Two bills sponsored by State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, to address Illinois’ ongoing teacher shortage have now become law. HB 5472 removes barriers that prevented retired teachers from serving as substitute teachers without jeopardizing their retirement benefits; and SB 3907 extends the number of consecutive days that a substitute teacher can work from five to fifteen. The two bills were signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on April 22 and April 27, respectively.
House Democratic Committee Chairs Emphasize Need for Strong Investment in College Mental Health Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As budget discussions continue and the General Assembly nears adjournment, the chairs for the House Higher Education, Appropriations-Higher Education and Mental Health and Addiction Committees are encouraging their colleagues to support increased...
COLLINSVILLE, Ill.- State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is inviting teachers, parents, and residents interested in education issues to attend a citizen advisory committee meeting on Jan. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Collinsville Public Library located at 408 W. Main St.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To assist individuals in need this winter, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is partnering with Making a Difference to host a Cold Weather Clothing Drive throughout December.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill- Following the announcement that the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) will be conducting an investigation on the Amazon facility in Edwardsville, State Representative Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, shared the below statement:
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To provide small business owners and other stakeholders an opportunity to discuss issues facing community business, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting a Small Business Citizens Advisory Committee. The event will be held on December 20th from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce at 221 N. Main Street Collinsville.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill- Following the devastating storms and tornados near Edwardsville, State Representative Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, shared the below statement:
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To help families in need, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting a diaper collection drive in partnership with the Metro East Diaper Bank and the Madison County Diaper Bank during the month of December. Donations can be dropped off at Rep. Stuart’s district office at 2105 Vandalia St., Unit #16 in Collinsville.