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.
DECATUR, Ill. – Public School teachers will now be eligible for a new tuition reimbursement program under new legislation introduced by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur.
DECATUR, Ill. – To advocate for and protect victims of human trafficking, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, introduced legislation that was recently signed into law that encourages businesses to post human trafficking awareness notices in their public bathrooms.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is informing constituents about the extension of the driver’s licenses and state ID card renewal deadline offered by the Secretary of State.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur issued the following statement after the end of the 2021 Legislative Session:
DECATUR, Ill. – To honor the families of fallen military soldiers, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, recently passed legislation that will waive application fees for Gold Star family license plates.
Scherer, Legislators Deliver Letter to Department of Education On Unfairness of Standardized Testing
DECATUR, Ill. – Together with almost 40 of her colleagues, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, delivered a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona, requesting that Illinois schools receive an exemption from taking the Illinois standardized tests in spring of 2021 as mandated by the federal government due to stress and disarray caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
DECATUR, Ill. – Following a proposal to slash the city of Springfield’s fire department budget by $1.4 million, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is urging city leaders to find other budget solutions that would protect local firefighters and emergency services and stop dangerous cuts to a critical emergency department.
DECATUR, Ill. – As the student loan crisis continues to impact college students nationwide, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is supporting legislation to protect college students from carrying the burden of unnecessary student loan debt.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s annual budget address:
Scherer Fights For Students and Educators as Chair Elementary & Secondary Education Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
DECATUR, Ill. – As the returning Chairwoman of the Elementary & Secondary Education Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, will be focused on allocating the correct resources to educators to support students experiencing the trauma of COVID-19 and creating sustainable ways for Illinois schools to cope with the changes caused by the pandemic during the 102nd General Assembly.