Rep. Stephanie Kifowit
200-7S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
1677 Montgomery Rd.
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 585-1357 FAX
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.
Kifowit Passes Legislation to Create the Veterans Service-Related Ailments Task Force
AURORA, Ill. – Continuing to protect Illinois Veterans, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has passed legislation to create the Veterans Service-Related Ailments Task Force to work along the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) to find new, efficient ways to help the IDVA advocate for Veterans so they can receive world-class healthcare.
Kifowit-Backed Measure Will Lower the Fees on Trailers
AURORA, Ill. – In response to constituent concerns about the increased cost of trailer fees, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, co-sponsored legislation to lower the annual registration fee on trailers to help residents save money.
Kifowit: New Leadership Focuses on COVID Recovery, Developing a Responsible State Budget
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, issued the following statement upon the General Assembly’s adjournment of the spring legislative session this week:
House Veterans Affairs Committee Held Hearing on LaSalle Veterans Home Failures
Today, the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on the tragic, preventable COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans Home, which resulted in thirty-six saddening deaths. Witnesses from the hearing included deputy governor Sol Flores, Department of Veterans (IDVA) Affairs director Terry Prince and assistant director Anthony Vaughn, and Department of Public Health (IDPH) director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
Kifowit Named ABATE Representative of the Year
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.
Kifowit Legislation Creates Illinois Youth Advisory Council
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.
Hernandez, Kifowit Bring Redistricting Committee to Aurora to Hear Local Input
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.
Kifowit Questions Department of Employment Security on Handling of Unemployment Claims
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).
Kifowit to Head the Committees on Veterans Affairs and State Government Administration
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.
Kifowit Responds to Governor’s Budget Address, Highlights Priorities Moving Forward
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.