Rep Silvana Tabares

(D-Chicago)
21st District
Rep Silvana Tabares

Springfield Office:
247-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7752
(217) 524-0450 FAX

District Office:
2900 W. 25th St., Storefront
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 522-1315

Biography
Full-time legislator; A.A, Richard J. Daley College; B.A., broadcast journalism, Columbia College Chicago; former managing editor, Extra Bilingual Newspaper; raised on Chicago’s Southwest Side by her single mother; resides in Garfield Ridge; married

Tabares Supports Expanding Tax Relief to Working Families

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

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

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

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...

Tabares Releases Statement as New General Assembly Begins

Tabares Releases Statement as New General Assembly Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –State Rep. Silvana Tabares (D-Chicago) issued the following statement Wednesday after being sworn in for a new term in the Illinois House of Representatives: “I’m honored and humbled that the residents of the 21st District have placed their...

Tabares Sponsoring Automatic Voter Registration

Tabares Sponsoring Automatic Voter Registration

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, is supporting legislation to automatically register people to vote when getting or renewing a driver’s license or state identification card. “Low voter turnout rates are a direct result of many different...