The State of Illinois and its various departments provide valuable assistance to residents of the 28th District on a daily basis. If you have a state government question or concern, please contact one my offices for help.

Listed below are eight of the most frequently requested services that my offices receive. Click each section for additional information.


  • College Planning
  • Individualized Education Programs
  • Illinois Online Colleges and Universities
    • Click this link for information on Illinois’ online colleges and universities.
  • Student Search Service
    • Organizations looking to participate in Student Search Service can find eligibility requirements here. For information on how Student Search Service data is used, click here.
  • Test Score & Data Privacy
    • Information on how student data is used can be found here.





Property Taxes

  • Exemptions
    • Please visit the Cook County or DuPage County Assessors' websites to check if you are eligible for one or more of the available exemptions.
  • Filling an Appeal
    • If you feel that your property has been over-assessed, please contact our office to set up an appointment or visit the Assessors' websites for necessary Appeal forms.

Senior Services

  • The Illinois Department on Aging aids seniors in many areas, including the Benefits Access Program (formerly the Circuit Breaker Program) and transportation.

Veterans/Military Affairs