Rep Theresa Mah

(D-Chicago)
2nd District
Rep Theresa Mah

Springfield Office:
244-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-2855
(217) 557-5148 FAX

District Office:
1836 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL  60609
(872) 281-5775

Biography
Former college professor; Ph.D, University of Chicago; community organizer and policy advocate; local school council member; policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; served on the Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education and board of directors for Common Cause Illinois; worked closely with the Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council and the Language Access Task Force for the State of Illinois; a daughter of immigrant parents, Mah is the first Asian American to serve in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Mah: Letter to the Editor

Mah: Letter to the Editor

Donald Trump and his extreme allies continue pushing reckless changes to federal health care law. Their radical agenda would deny care to people simply because they got sick and make us all pay more to pad the profits of big insurance companies. I’m fed up with...

Mah Attends Annual Día de los Niños Parade

Mah Attends Annual Día de los Niños Parade

CHICAGO, Ill. – Along with other elected officials, State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, attended and walked in the annual Día de los Niños Parade this past weekend. “I strongly believe we need to support our youth and do everything we can to make sure they thrive and...

Mah Votes to Fund Vital Services  at Risk of Being Cut

Mah Votes to Fund Vital Services at Risk of Being Cut

Chicago, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, in an effort to protect social services that are at risk of being cut, voted in support of a Lifeline Budget that recently passed the House. “This is by no means the answer to all the state’s problems,” said Mah. “If...

Mah Passes Measure to  Modernize Data Collection

Mah Passes Measure to Modernize Data Collection

CHICAGO, Ill. – With bi-partisan support, State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, passed legislation through the House chamber that modernizes the way the Department of Human Services collects demographic data about their program participants. “This important piece of...

Mah Protects Consumers  from Hidden Fees

Mah Protects Consumers from Hidden Fees

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, passed legislation out of committee that would protect consumers and close loopholes that allow cable and internet providers to impose endless fees for rental of their electronic equipment. “Cable providers are taking...

Mah Helps Local Residents Save Money on Utility Bills

Mah Helps Local Residents Save Money on Utility Bills

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, held a utility bill analysis clinic in coalition with the Citizen’s Utility Board, to help residents understand their utility bills and save money. “Utility bills are often confusing to read,” said Mah. “Understanding...

Rep. Mah Helps Over  100 Access Health Screenings

Rep. Mah Helps Over 100 Access Health Screenings

CHICAGO, Ill. – Over 130 area residents attended a Health Fair this past weekend, hosted by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, all free of charge. “Healthy communities begin with healthy individuals,” said Mah. “Providing access to these screenings will hopefully lay...

Mah Rallies for Immigrant Rights

Mah Rallies for Immigrant Rights

CHICAGO, Ill. – In response to the recent attacks on immigrant communities, State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, joined other House members in a rally at the State Capitol on Thursday March 16, 2017. “I represent a predominately immigrant district and the safety and...