Rep Theresa Mah
244-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 557-5148 FAX
3520 S. Archer
Chicago, IL 60609
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.
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.
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.
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:
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....
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has shown that women in the State of Illinois earn mere fraction of what their male counterparts earn for the same occupations. With Republican Governor Bruce Rauner recently vetoing a measure that would...
CHICAGO – With Republican Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent veto of a measure to ensure transparency and protect Illinoisans with student loan debt, a co-sponsor of the bill, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is calling on all members of the General Assembly to override...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Today, the Co-Chair of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “We are incredibly disappointed by...
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...
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...
CHICAGO, Ill. – Local employers would receive relief from high workers compensation costs under legislation passed by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, establishing a non-profit workers’ compensation insurer as an alternative for Illinois businesses tired of paying...