About Katie

Katie Stuart is a mother of two and educator representing the 112th district. In her two decades as a teacher, she taught math at the high school and college level and was a member of the Illinois Educators Association. Katie taught students how to solve complex problems every day and took those skills to Springfield to solve the complex problems that face each of us. Katie has worked hard to protect middle class families and to secure funding for education and quality healthcare for our most vulnerable. Katie will continue to fight for working families in Springfield.

Katie on the Issues

How does Katie protect workers in Illinois?

Katie supports the proposed constitutional amendment that enshrines workers' fundamental right to join together to fight for their own safety and economic welfare.

What has Katie done to reduce healthcare costs?

Katie pushes legislation that caps the out-of-pocket cost of life-saving medication and requires insurance companies to cover essential medical services.

How does Katie stand up for women?

Katie believes that women should be paid equal wages for equal work, have equitable access to high-quality pre-school and childcare, and be free to make their own choices. She also fights for survivors' access to safety resources.

What is Katie's plan to support teachers, students, and schools?

Katie has worked to raise starting salaries for teachers and will continue to support teacher and principal mentoring programs to keep high quality educators in our classrooms.

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