Rep. Terra Costa Howard
Legal advocate for vulnerable children, seniors, and families; small business owner; born and raised in DuPage County; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., DePaul University; Parent Teacher Association member; Girl Scout leader; former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board president; adjunct professor, College of DuPage; married, with three daughters.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Survivors of sexual assault and stalking will now have additional privacy protections in court under a new law spearheaded by State Rep. Terra Costa Howard and signed into law today by Governor J.B. Pritzker.
LOMBARD, Ill. – In recognition of her continued efforts to find property tax relief for DuPage County homeowners, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, was recently appointed to the Property Tax Relief Task Force.
Costa Howard Measure to Expand Local Infrastructure Investments and Economic Development Signed by Pritzker
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, which will allow local governments to use hotel tax revenues to promote economic development, was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
LOMBARD, Ill. –State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is hosting an Environmental Issues Town Hall Meeting with the Illinois Environmental Council on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Glen Ellyn Police Department, located at 65 S. Park Blvd in Glen Ellyn.
LOMBARD, Ill. – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, partnered with Brookfield Zoo to bring critters to the campers at the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center last week, through the zoo’s Animal Ambassador program.
VILLA PARK, Ill. – Dozens of DuPage residents concerned about the growing opioid crisis gathered to ask questions and learn more about local programs at an Addiction and Opioid Awareness Forum hosted by state Reps. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, and Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As a part of her continuing efforts to rein in skyrocketing property taxes throughout DuPage County, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, passed legislation to close a property tax loophole in state statute that has allowed DuPage Airport Authority tenants to skip out on nearly $770,000 in overdue property tax payments.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Seniors who are pressured into signing contracts by unscrupulous contractors and home repair scammers would have up to 15 days to cancel under a measure passed by state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her continuing efforts to protect vulnerable people, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, recently passed legislation that will require state officials and employees to complete annual training to prevent harassment and discrimination. The measure also will crack down on workplace misconduct and will improve safety conditions for hotel and casino employees.
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – Throughout the summer, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, will be hosting evening office hours on the first and third Wednesdays of each month to help accommodate local families’ busy schedules.