Photo Caption: Chicago Alderman George Cardenas (12th Ward) (seated) announced his support for the team ready to fight in Springfield for the residents of the SW side of Chicago and the nearby suburbs: Silvana Tabares (left) for the newly created 21st Illinois House District and Senator Martin Sandoval (D) (right) for the 11th Illinois Senate District. Ald. Cardenas is a veteran, a small businessman, a community advocate and a champion of education, housing, environmental and social services issues.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Cardenas supports the new Sandoval-Tabares team for the 12th ward!
Leader of education, housing and environment issues in the Chicago City Council, declared his confidence in the team ready to fight for the SW. Side of Chicago and the nearby suburbs
Chicago, Illinois - Chicago Alderman George Cardenas (12th Ward) announced his support for the team ready to fight in Springfield for the residents of the SW side of Chicago and the nearby suburbs: Silvana Tabares (left) for the newly created 21st Illinois House District and Senator Martin Sandoval (D) (right) for the 11th Illinois Senate District.
Ald. Cardenas is a veteran, a small businessman, community advocate and champion of education, housing, environmental and social services issues on the Southwest Side of Chicago
In the Chicago City Council, Alderman Cardenas has successfully achieved many of his priorities improving the educational opportunities for our children, reducing crime, bringing real economic development and job opportunities into the ward as well as providing the highest level of City Services possible.
First elected in 2003, Alderman Cardenas is currently Chairperson of the Committee on Health and Environmental Protection and a member of several committees including Budget and Government Operations, Rules and Ethics, Education and Child Development, Finance, Housing and Real Estate, and License and Consumer Protection.
Alderman Cardenas hails former Water Reclamation Commissioner; three term State Senator and one of the most prominent jobs creator in the state Capitol - Martin Sandoval - on joining him to bring prosperity and employment opportunities to the 12th Ward.
"Being committed to keep on improving the living conditions of my constituents, I am fully convinced that both Silvana Tabares and Senator Sandoval will be extremely valuable in Springfield. I am looking forward to work closely with both community leaders to benefit ALL the residents of the Southwest Side of Chicago" said Ald. Cardenas.
"I am committed to enhancing the vision that Alderman Cardenas has for the 12th Ward," said Silvana Tabares, a veteran community advocate on her own right. "It brings renewed energy to our team and I look forward to hit the ground running. This partnership is bringing fresh ideas and will work towards improving the safety of our communities, the living conditions of our working families, the education of their children and the well-being of our aging neighbors," stated Tabares.
Silvana Tabares will represent the 21st Illinois House District, which includes the neighborhoods of Brighton Park, Little Village, Garfield Ridge of Chicago, and the suburbs of Cicero, Stickney, Bedford Park, Lyons Township, Summit and Riverside.