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.
LOMBARD – After a fruitful and thought-provoking inaugural event, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, will host the second in her three-part series of community conversations on race. The next conversation, which will focus on law enforcement, will be held via video link on Tuesday, July 14 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Costa Howard Encourages Veterans and Families to Share their Stories with Illinois Veterans History Project
LOMBARD – In the spirit of Independence Day, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is encouraging those who have served our country, and their families, to contribute their names and stories to the Illinois Veterans History Project, to be preserved and shared for generations to come.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, wants citizens to know that Illinois is making it safer and easier to make your voice heard in the upcoming Nov. 3 election, by expanding early voting and vote-by-mail and declaring a state holiday on Election Day.
LOMBARD – To amplify the voices of people of color and encourage an open, honest discussion about systemic racism and its impacts on our communities, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is hosting a virtual community meeting on race from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is urging local business owners who have suffered economic losses due to COVID-19 to apply now for the first round of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) new Business Interruption Grant (BIG).
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, wants constituents to know about two new COVID-19 testing sites now available to DuPage County residents, and she urged them to get tested promptly if they have symptoms or think they may have been exposed.
LOMBARD – Legislation backed by state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, that will provide some property tax relief for families and seniors during the COVID-19 crisis has been signed into law.
LOMBARD, Ill. – Furthering efforts to encourage volunteerism and bring help to constituents during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, will host a food drive on Wednesday, June 17, at Yorktown Center and the First Church of Lombard.
LOMBARD, Ill. – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is encouraging local high school students to apply for a spot on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Student Advisory Council for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is encouraging self-employed workers, independent contractors, and others who are out of work as a result of COVID-19 to file for unemployment benefits through the new portal on the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) website.