Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II
Small business owner; plaintiff’s attorney practicing personal injury and civil rights law; former assistant to Mayor Richard M. Daley; former member Chicago Commission on Human Relations; member, DePaul USA Board of Trustees, Voices for Illinois Children and Big Shoulders Fund Chairman’s Advisory Council; Economic Club of Chicago; B.S., Iowa State University; J.D., University of Iowa College of Law; proud father of one daughter.
CHICAGO – Continuing his efforts to ensure that housing remains accessible to the most vulnerable Illinoisans, state Rep Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, was recently named as House Speaker Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch’s appointment to the state’s Rental Housing Support Program Funding Allocation Task Force.
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus will be holding a press conference on Thursday, July 20 at 11 a.m. on Zoom where they will discuss the importance of Tuesday’s constitutionality ruling for the Pre-Trial Fairness Act provision of the SAFE-T Act.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) issued the following statement following the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Pre-trial Fairness Act provision in the SAFE-T Act.
Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus Issues Statement Following SCOTUS Decision to Bar Affirmative Action in College Admissions
CHICAGO – The Illinois Legislative House Black Caucus issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision blocking efforts to expand equity and opportunity in college admissions:
CHICAGO — State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, is hosting a Father’s Day Party on Saturday, June 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Woodlawn Tap located at 1172 E. 55th Street in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Joint Legislative Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the deadly shooting at Western Illinois University over the weekend.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement in Response to Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Killing of Tyre Nichols
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In response to the release of police body camera footage showing the killing of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis officers, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) released the following statement:
CHICAGO, Ill – A bill co-sponsored by state Rep. Curtis Tarver II, D-Chicago, that will prevent state-funded standardized testing for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
CHICAGO, Ill – To further encourage minorities, women and persons with disabilities in business, state Rep. Curtis Tarver, D-Chicago, passed a bill that clarifies and strengthens state compliance with the Business Enterprise Program (BEP).