Tabares Supports Expanding Tax Relief to Working Families

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  – Middle-class families would be able to keep more of their hard-earned money under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, doubling the value of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Tabares-backed bill is a key element of an...

Tabares Sponsoring Legislation to Better Protect Law Enforcement

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  – Criminals flooding Chicago streets with illegal guns would pay for bulletproof vests for police officers under new legislation introduced by state Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, creating new financial penalties for illegal gun trafficking. “My...

Tabares Joins Effort to Expand Protections for Illinois Workers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  – State Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, is fighting for legislation that expands protections for day and temporary laborers. “An unfortunate trend that we have seen since the Great Recession is the rise temporary employment,” said Tabares. “We have...

Tabares Opposing Efforts to Tax Sugary Beverages

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to growing efforts to create a new tax on sugary beverages, state Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, is backing a measure opposing the creation of this new tax. “Taxing sugary beverages would only take money out of the pockets of working...