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 Passes Teacher Bargaining Rights Expansion Out of House

Tabares Passes Teacher Bargaining Rights Expansion Out of House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, passed legislation through the House of Representatives on Wednesday that would ensure Chicago public school teachers are able to bargain over issues that teachers outside of Chicago and across the nation...

Tabares Fights to Expand Teacher Bargaining Rights

Tabares Fights to Expand Teacher Bargaining Rights

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her ongoing fight to ensure every child has access to high quality education, state Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, passed legislation out of committee that would ensure Chicago public school teachers are able to bargain over issues...

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...