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Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you. It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.



State Senator Patricia Van Pelt

5th Legislative District


Read the IHDA's December 2014 newsletter by clicking the image above.

ILTollwayThe Illinois Tollway is currently seeking qualified candidates for approximately 70 seasonal toll collector positions, which pay $10 per hour and typically run from May 15, 2015, to October 31, 2015.  Candidates must apply by December 1, 2014.

The seasonal toll collector position requires the following skills and abilities:


092614ILHDAFrom the Illinois Housing Development Authority:

Join us for a presentation detailing the Blight Reduction Program on October 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM. This will be a great learning opportunity on the overall guidelines and structure of the program.

Please log-in using the following information:
Meeting Number: 888-494-4032
Access Code: 5658964843

Applications are due December 8, 2014 by 3:00 PM. For more information regarding the program including an FAQ, the Program Application, and program updates, please click here. Any questions you may have can be directed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Office Info

District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

Springfield Office
218A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706

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