Rep. Theresa Mah
Majority Conference Chair
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, announced the release of funds for the launch of 13 clean energy contractor job creation hubs to be built across Illinois, with some set to begin operation in Chicago soon.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is joining with the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) to present a 2023 Artist Fellowship Award (AFA) to saxophonist and composer Nick Mazzarella on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m., at the National Museum of Mexican Art on 1852 W. 19th Street, Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, recently passed a measure to cut costs for workers purchasing transit passes by requiring certain large employers in the Chicago area to offer the option of paying for those passes with pre-tax wages.
CHICAGO – As part of her efforts to explore all avenues to reduce crime, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, will work to find comprehensive solutions to violence as part of the Public Safety & Violence Prevention Task Force.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With the end of the legislative session coming to a close, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, passed legislation to help ensure a well-rounded recovery from the pandemic, while focusing on expanding public health measures and immigrant protections.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch today announced Representative Frances Ann Hurley as the new whip of the Democratic Moderate Caucus (Mod Caucus), a relatively new caucus of like-minded members who advocate for a balanced, steady approach to lawmaking.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
Mah Advocates for Working Families and Protections for Immigrant Community and Seniors During Special Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after conclusion of a special legislative session to provide critical services and resources for families facing the COVID-19 pandemic:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent threats that he will withhold COVID-19 related economic relief from states that do not comply with his extreme anti-immigrant agenda:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent announcement that he will suspend immigration into the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic: