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:
3520 S. Archer
Suite 1-C
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.

Rep. Mah, Commissioner Cabonargi to Host Property Tax Appeal Workshop

Rep. Mah, Commissioner Cabonargi to Host Property Tax Appeal Workshop

CHICAGO – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, and Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi are offering local residents an opportunity to potentially cut their property tax bills before the upcoming appeal deadline at a Property Tax Appeal Workshop Thursday at the Pui Tak Center in Chinatown.

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

CHICAGO – In an effort to stand against Illinois’ “underground economy”, which forces employees to work in unsafe conditions and gives businesses unfair tax and labor advantages, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is supporting a recently introduced measure that would create the Workers’ Protection Unit within the office of the Attorney General and Workers’ Protection Task Force.

Rep. Mah Speaks on Need to Stand for Workers’ Rights, Collective Bargaining

Rep. Mah Speaks on Need to Stand for Workers’ Rights, Collective Bargaining

CHICAGO – After Republican Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed SB 1905, a measure to prohibit right-to-work zones from being established in Illinois, the Illinois House was unable to garner the 71 votes necessary to overturn his veto during last week’s House Veto Session. State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, a supporter of the bill, issued the following statement:

Rep. Mah Launches Petition to Support Senior Tax Relief

Rep. Mah Launches Petition to Support Senior Tax Relief

CHICAGO –In response to recent studies ranking Illinois in the top 10 states with the highest tax burden, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is co-sponsoring a measure to remove burdensome taxes on seniors when they are purchasing health-related household necessities....

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...