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. – To honor the sacrifices made by the countless men and women from Illinois who served in World War II, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, recently helped to pass legislation that creates new exemptions for these special veterans and their spouses.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, honored the sacrifices of Illinois’ Gold Star families, offering opening remarks at a holiday ceremony highlighting the contributions of these special families.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is applauding improvements to the western trail at Scovill Park funded by $200,000 in grants from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging local business to take advantage of state resources for businesses facing difficulties in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic by applying for the next round of Back 2 Business beginning Nov. 30.
DECATUR, Ill. – To help local businesses continue to recover from severe weather during this summer’s derecho and flooding incidents, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging business owners to apply for disaster relief in-person at the Small Business Administration’s temporary outreach office this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is helping Springfield High School grow by supporting legislation to allow the school district to acquire vacant lots key to the school’s expansion.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Scherer, D-Decatur, supported a number of measures protecting dogs, cats, and other domestic animals, earning the highest rating from the Illinois Humane Society (IHS).
DECATUR, Ill. – In an effort to help local residents to pursue in-demand training for a career in technology, computer and data science, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging interested individuals to apply to the state’s new workforce pipeline program.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is encouraging residents to take advantage of state home heating assistance ahead of cold winter months by applying to the state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is sharing some of the solutions and innovations to our nation’s education challenges that were presented to the U.S. Department of Education during their recent stop in Springfield, which was part of Secretary Cardona’s Back to School: Raise the Bar national bus tour.