from State Representative Stephanie Kifowit
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Feb 7, 2023 State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit
Aurora, IL – State Representative Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Personnel and Pensions committee for the 103rd Illinois General Assembly legislative session. She will also serve on two additional House committees.
“As the new Chair of the Personnel and Pensions Committee, I look forward to ensuring existing retirees will continue to be able to collect their pensions, work towards solutions to our pension debt and continue to be an outspoken advocate of fiscal responsibility and transparency. Last session, we balanced the budget, cut spending, and made extra pension payments. I will continue to demand that responsible financial stewardship,” said Kifowit. “In my ten years as a State Representative, I have worked tirelessly to restore integrity and fiscal responsibility to state government, and I look forward to continuing that work in the 103rd General Assembly.”
In addition to her chairmanship role, Kifowit was appointed to serve as a member on the Illinois House committees, Veterans’ Affairs and Revenue and Finance. Kifowit has previously chaired the House Veterans’ Affairs committee and is the most senior Veteran member in the Illinois House. Throughout her tenure in the General Assembly, Kifowit has been part of the Budget Working Group for five years and has been Vice Chairman of General Services Appropriation for eight years.