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Illinois Council for Exceptional Children names State Rep. Terra Costa Howard as Legislator of the Year

LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard was presented with the Legislator of the Year Award by the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children (ICEC) at the organization’s Annual Fall Convention on Saturday, Nov. 5, in Naperville.  Rep. Costa Howard was recognized for her advocacy and legislative work with children and adults with special needs. She […]
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State Rep. Terra Costa Howard accepts IEA ‘Friend of Education Award

LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard proudly accepted the Illinois Education Association’s Friend of Education Award at an end-of-school celebration Tuesday evening. The celebration, held at Common Good Cocktail House in Glen Ellyn, honored Costa Howard’s successful effort to pass HB 12, which extends Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coverage to teacher’s aides, cafeteria […]
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Costa Howard bill will allow police notification of driver autism, deafness, other disabilities

LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, has filed a new bill, HB 4825, which would allow people with communication disabilities – including autism and deafness – to voluntarily include their health conditions on their vehicle registrations. “For people living with autism and deafness and other communications disabilities, a routine traffic stop can […]
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Costa Howard-hosted flu/COVID vaccination clinic helps local residents protect themselves from illness

Costa Howard-hosted flu/COVID vaccination clinic helps local residents protect themselves from illness LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard co-hosted a flu shot/COVID-19 booster vaccination clinic that helped more than 80 local residents protect themselves from illness. “We were overwhelmed – in a good way – by the public response,” Costa Howard said. “In fact, […]
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State Rep. Costa Howard Highlights Successful Baby Supplies Donation Drive for Outreach House

State Rep. Costa Howard Highlights Successful Baby Supplies Donation Drive for Outreach House LOMBARD – To help local families in need and bring attention to Diaper Need Awareness Week, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, hosted a donation drive for diapers and other baby supplies to benefit Outreach House, a local social services organization. “I […]
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Costa Howard Announces Diaper Donation Drive for Outreach House 

Costa Howard Announces Diaper Donation Drive for Outreach House  LOMBARD –To assist local families during Diaper Need Awareness Week, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is collecting donations of diapers and other baby supplies to benefit Outreach House, a Lombard-based non-profit that provides essential items for infant care. “Diapers are a daily necessity for babies […]
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Costa Howard Congratulates School District 44 Superintendent on Winning National Award

LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, congratulated Dr. Ted Stec on Tuesday for being named a “2020 Superintendent to Watch” by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). “I can’t imagine anyone more deserving of this award than Dr. Stec,” Costa Howard said. “He has been an exceptional superintendent to all of […]
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