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. – 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.
DECATUR, Ill. – In the wake of a Sunday evening explosion at Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (ADM) processing plant, located in Decatur, that hospitalized 8 employees, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, issued the following statement:
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, will host a town hall to hear from community members and discuss her efforts to fund a new Decatur Public Library Bookmobile. The event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m., in the Decatur Public Library Madden Auditorium at 130 N. Franklin Street in Decatur.
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is cracking down on bad actors in the insurance industry by calling for legislation giving the Department of Insurance (DOI) more tools to regulate, analyze and investigate claims of malfeasance such as ghost networks.