Rep. Lisa Hernandez

Assistant Majority Leader
(D-Cicero)
24th District
Rep Lisa Hernandez

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Springfield Office:
109 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8173

District Office:
6117 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 222-5240

Biography
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

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

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.

Hernandez: We Are Building an Illinois that Works for Everyone

Hernandez: We Are Building an Illinois that Works for Everyone

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, used the spring legislative session to begin building an Illinois that works for everyone by ensuring working families earn a living wage, expanding access to state financial aid for minority and marginalized young people, and supporting the Fair Tax, which provides tax relief to 99.8% of families in her community and requiring the wealthy to pay their fair share.

Hernandez Votes to Ensure Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share

Hernandez Votes to Ensure Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, released the following statement after voting in support of the Fair Tax Amendment, a first step toward providing tax relief to 99.8% of families in her community and requiring the wealthy to pay their fair share:

Hernandez to Host Property Tax Appeal Seminar in Cicero

Hernandez to Host Property Tax Appeal Seminar in Cicero

CICERO, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, Town President Larry Dominick and Town Assessor Emilio “Emo” Cundari will be hosting a Property Tax Appeal Seminar on Friday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Cicero Community Center, located at 2250 S. 49th Avenue in Cicero.

Hernandez Legislation to Ensure Equity for All Illinois Students

Hernandez Legislation to Ensure Equity for All Illinois Students

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is fighting to expand access to higher education, working with a diverse coalition of legislators, advocates, and university officials  to ensure that state financial aid is available to all Illinois students regardless of race, immigration status or gender identity.

Hernandez Cracks Down on For-Profit Detention Centers

Hernandez Cracks Down on For-Profit Detention Centers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is sending a message that Illinois will not help advance Donald Trump’s bigoted immigration policies by introducing legislation that would ban taxpayer-funded deals for any for-profit companies that contract to detain migrant children. Hernandez is also supporting legislation that would ban units of government from operating for-profit detention centers.