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, 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).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to prepare adolescents for re-entrance into society and reduce rates of recidivism, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation to provide civics education for inmates at the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
Tarver Advances Legislation to Eliminate Standardized Testing for Pre-School Enrollment, Enhance Opportunities for All Students
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to ensure academic success for all Chicago Public School (CPS) students, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, has advanced a measure that will prohibit CPS from requiring students entering pre-K to take a standardized test to be admitted to a selective enrollment school.
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....
CHICAGO – State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, will be cleaning up Chicago’s lakeshore with community members on Saturday, April 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Anyone interested in joining Tarver in his efforts to keep Chicago green can stop by 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr. at the beginning of the event for instructions and tools to help with the cleanup.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, is working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by bringing a public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee to Chicago’s Southside on Saturday, April 3 at 12 p.m. The hearing will be held virtually and in person at Compassion Baptist Church located at 2650 E. 95th St. in Chicago.
Tarver Named Vice-Chair of Judicial-Civil Committee and Redistricting Committee, Fighting to Make Illinois Equitable for All
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To ensure the judicial system stays fair and impartial, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, will serve as vice-chair of the Judicial-Civil Committee, as well as vice-chair of the Redistricting committee, which redraws the state and congressional district boundaries.
Tarver Encourages Community Stakeholders to View Energy and Environment Committee Hearing on Lakefront Erosion
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II, D-Chicago, is inviting residents to tune into a live stream of the House Energy and Environment Committee on March 22 at 4:00 p.m. for a subject matter hearing on lakefront erosion, a serious issue that is displacing residents and businesses in Tarver’s district.