Rep. Theresa Mah
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Throughout the spring legislative session, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, worked to strengthen the middle class by providing tax relief to working families, expanding training programs for high-wage, 21st Century jobs and securing access to affordable health care – all while affirming that Illinois is welcome to all, regardless of what Donald Trump and politicians in Washington say.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Monday after supporting a Fair Tax constitutional amendment that would allow Illinois residents to change the state’s tax structure, a critical first step toward tax relief for more...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the egregious attacks on women’s reproductive rights by extremist politicians around the country, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for action on the Reproductive Health Act:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Cancer patients would have greater access to innovative treatment technology under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, supporting the accreditation of an additional National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois students and graduates would be able to refinance their student loans at low interest rates through a system run by the state treasurer’s office under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, which recently passed the Illinois House.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – One year ahead of the 2020 Census, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, has introduced a measure that would help ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Elderly, disabled and homeless families without the ability to prepare their own meals would be able to use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to purchase hot and prepared food under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, which recently passed the House of Representatives.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois landlords would be prohibited from using tenants’ immigration status as a means of harassment or retaliation under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago.