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.
Scherer to Address Teacher Shortage as Chairwoman of Education Administration and Licensing Committee
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, will keep pursuing the fight for sensible licensing requirements and help put good teachers in the classroom in her position as chairwoman of the Elementary and Secondary Education for Administration, Licensing and Charter Schools Committee.
Rep. Scherer Starts New Term, Continues to Fight for Working Families and Central Illinois Communities
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement Wednesday upon taking office for a new term in the Illinois House:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –To help keep local residents safe and informed, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting a new law that will require owners of many types of buildings to purchase and install a 10-year nonremovable battery smoke detector.
Scherer Highlights CEJA Funding for Communities Undergoing Energy Transitions, Encourages Them to Apply
DECATUR, Ill. – To assist eligible localities throughout the state transition to clean energy, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging eligible communities to apply for the Energy Transition Community (ETC) grant, a $40 million initiative funded under the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting a new state project to bring a University of Illinois Springfield Innovation Center to downtown Springfield, using a $15 million investment to repurpose a building previously owned by the Illinois Sheriff’s Association.
Rep. Scherer Attends Carbon Capture Pilot Groundbreaking Ceremony, Highlights Need for Energy Investment
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, and community leaders broke ground on a carbon capture project at Springfield’s City, Water, Light, and Power coal plant Thursday, which was funded by a joint investment of $47 million investment from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and $20 million from the state of Illinois.
DECATUR, Ill. — A bill sponsored by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, that would trigger three land transfers throughout the state of Illinois, passed the Illinois House of Representatives Thursday.
DECATUR, Ill. – To celebrate the upcoming academic year, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, in partnership with Sista Girls and Friends and West Side New Creations, will be hosting a Back to School Bash on Sunday, August 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Illinois, 55S Country Club Road in Decatur.
DECATUR, Ill. — As the new academic year quickly approaches, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting the upcoming sales tax holiday on certain clothing and school-related items that will take place August 5-14.
DECATUR, Ill. – In continuation of her support for children in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, introduced legislation that would expand public food assistance to foster families in Illinois, regardless of income.