Rep. Lisa Hernandez
Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; administrator in Cicero public schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children’s Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services, and Pilsen-Little Village Mental Health Agency; Labor Council for Latin American Development member; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), coursework in public administration, Governors State University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son
CICERO, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez will be hosting a free community shredding event this Saturday, July 24, with state Rep. Michael Zalewski, D-Riverside.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, issued the following statement after Gov. JB Pritzker signed a new Medicaid expansion bill into law that includes a measure for increased Medicaid services to undocumented patients of organ transplants.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A new law spearheaded by state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, will assist immigrants who are survivors of human trafficking.
CICERO, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, will be partnering with the Cook County Accessor’s office to bring a free property tax appeals seminar to assist residents with lowering their bills.
Leader Hernandez’s Statement Regarding Republican Effort To Block Maps Reflective of Diversity of Illinois
“As expected, the Republicans are doing everything in their power to block a map that reflects the true diversity of Illinois in hopes that they get a chance to single handedly draw a map for their political gain,” said Rep. Lisa Hernandez, Chair of the House Redistricting Committee.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, has worked hard to develop measures that protect immigrants, advance the creation of a media literacy curriculum in schools, and provide housing relief for working families.
“Today Illinoisans can be proud that their elected officials upheld their constitutional obligation by passing a map that adheres to state and federal laws, while also reflecting the diversity of the state,” said Rep. Lisa Hernandez, Chair of the House Redistricting Committee.
House and Senate Democrats Release Revised Legislative Map and Propose New Cook County Board of Review Boundaries
SPRINGFIELD – The Senate and House Redistricting Committees today released an updated version of the proposed legislative map that includes changes suggested by community groups, advocacy organizations and individuals during hours of testimony at four public hearings held this week.
SPRINGFIELD – The Senate and House Redistricting Committees today released a proposed map of new Illinois Supreme Court boundaries to bring them into compliance with the Illinois Constitution by reflecting population shifts over the nearly 60 years since the map was last drawn in 1963.
Public encouraged to provide feedback on boundaries ahead of vote by General Assembly