Rep. Suzanne Ness
Small business owner; founded non-profit organization to help local teens develop leadership skills; B.S. in Communications from Arizona State University; M.A. from University of Phoenix; former employee of Maricopa County, Ariz.; former member, McHenry County Board and Northern Kane County Board; grew up in Marengo and resides in Crystal Lake; married, with three adult children and a granddaughter.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – To encourage community engagement and facilitate discussions about important issues, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is inviting residents to her first mobile office hours event on Thursday, July 1.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help our older neighbors maintain healthy, dignified and independent lives, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, sponsored legislation to ensure seniors receiving Meals on Wheels have access to information on diabetes, elder abuse and neglect, financial exploitation, Social Security benefits and Medicare.
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. – To ease the financial burden felt by families during the pandemic, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is highlighting federal assistance available to help families cover the final expenses of loved ones lost to COVID-19.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is working to reverse the increase in license plate fees for small trailers, having supported legislation that would reduce the annual registration fee from $118 to $36.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is encouraging tenants and landlords who have experienced financial hardship because of the pandemic to apply for relief funding through the new Illinois Rental Payment Program.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the adjournment of her first legislative session as state representative, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, helped pass a fiscally responsible budget that prioritizes COVID-19 relief for individuals and businesses that have struggled during the pandemic, all while staying within its means.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, recently supported a measure to allow community colleges and housing development authorities to work together to develop affordable housing for students, making it easier for students with limited financial means to pursue a higher education.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is sponsoring legislation to create a Domestic Violence Task Force to conduct a comprehensive study of current domestic violence laws in Illinois and look for ways to improve protections for victims of violence.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to reports of new scams targeting Illinoisans, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is encouraging residents to take steps to protect themselves from scams and fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, which would call for ridding the use of isolated seclusion and physical restraints in Illinois public and private schools recently passed unanimously out of the Illinois House of Representatives.