Rep. Sue Scherer
Full-time legislator; former public school teacher of 34 years in Decatur and Maroa-Forsyth; graduate, St. Teresa High School in Decatur; B.S., Illinois State University; M.Ed., Eastern Illinois University; has four children and five grandchildren.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, released the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his first budget address to the General Assembly:
DECATUR, Ill. – Pastor Silas Johnson of Calvary Baptist Church in Springfield delivered the invocation to the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday as a guest of state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, will draw on her experience from 34 years as a public school teacher and legislative efforts to expand access to quality education as the new chair of the House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the 101st Illinois General Assembly inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 9, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, laid out her priorities and goals as a lawmaker for the new legislative session.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging local jobseekers to apply to the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Snowbird program, a seasonal employment opportunity to perform emergency snow and ice control on area roads as the winter season continues.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D- Decatur, is encouraging area residents to submit nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.
DECATUR, Ill. – Following Saturday’s tornado that devastated the community of Taylorville, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement:
DECATUR, Ill. – As the Fourth of July approaches, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting important safety tips to protect the wellbeing of families who plan to participate in fireworks displays.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure backed by Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, that would require the Governor to begin disclosing the full size of his budget and the cost of his staff was recently sent to the Governor’s desk. Scherer is calling on Rauner to sign the widely supported, bipartisan Truth in Hiring Act.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A bill by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, which creates a task force to study credit card marketing targeting college students passed the Senate last week.