Rep. Stephanie Kifowit
Full-time legislator; veteran of U.S. Marine Corps; B.S. and M.P.A, Northern Illinois University; member of Aurora American Legion Post 84, Fox Valley Marines, DuPage County Marine Corps League, Women Marine Association, Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce, Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce, and Oswego Chamber of Commerce; former alderman, city of Aurora; former substitute teacher; former registered financial advisor; married 18 years, has two children.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In recognition of her support on issues impacting the motorcycling community in Illinois, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Oswego) was named the 2020 ABATE Representative of the Year along with Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) as the 2021 ABATE Representative of the Year. Kifowit was recognized during the group’s annual Ride to the Capital event on Sunday, which was postponed from last year as a result of the pandemic.
AURORA, Ill. – Continuing her work to increase youth engagement and representation in state government, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, passed legislation on Tuesday creating the Illinois Youth Advisory Council to facilitate communication between youth in Illinois and elected officials on the issues, interests and needs important to youth.
Aurora, Ill. – State Reps. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, and Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, are working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by bringing a public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee to Aurora on Friday, April 9 at 4 p.m. The hearing will be held at Aurora City Hall, located at 44 E Downer Place in Aurora with limited capacity due to social distancing in addition to requiring masks.
AURORA, Ill. – Following the significant increase in unemployment claims due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent issues of delayed payments and fraud, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, participated in a joint House committee hearing on Thursday to seek answers from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).
Aurora, Ill. – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has been appointed to serve as chair of the Veterans Affairs and State Government Administration committees for the 2021-2022 legislative session and will also serve on three additional House committees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing her focus on priorities to help local families, State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, responds to the Governor’s Budget Address and highlights the need for a balanced budget, protecting seniors and high-risk individuals and the need to create good-paying jobs to help rebuild our state’s economy.
AURORA, Ill. – Keeping up with her efforts to continue to be accessible and open during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will continue her virtual “Coffee with Kifowit” events throughout the month of July each Monday at 9 a.m. on her Facebook page @ILDistrct84
AURORA, Ill. – As the state continues its process to safely reopen its private and public sectors, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has been appointed to the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission to provide insight on how to further reopen local and regional economies.
AURORA, Ill. – Continuing to provide resources for vulnerable residents during these difficult times, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, passed out over 500 masks to seniors throughout the community, including at the Alden Horizon Senior Living facility in Aurora.
Kifowit Appointed to Governor’s Challenge Delegation in Nationwide Initiative to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans and their Families
AURORA, Ill. – In continuing her effort to prevent Veteran suicide as Chair of the IL House Veterans Affairs Committee, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, who is also a USMC Veteran, has been appointed to the IL delegation invited to participate in the Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans and their Families in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.