Monday, March 30th, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch March 30th

Welcome to my newsletter, it an honor to serve you as your representative in Springfield!   My Legislation          HB3983– State policy and law regarding the location…

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Rep McDermed Responds to FY15 fix

Yesterday the House passed HB318, which was necessary to fix the $1.6 billion dollar hole in the FY15 budget that was passed last year. The need for a fix was…

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
Contacting your Representatives

Ever wonder who to contact when you have a question or concern relating to government? Before picking up the phone or sitting down in front of the computer to send…

Monday, March 16th, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch

March 16th, 2015    4,140         With the bill filing deadline at the end of February there was a flurry of activity in the weeks leading up…

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
HB 303 Passes Out of Committee

HB 303, which would amend the Freedom of Information Act to forbid the use of confidentiality clauses in settlements or severance agreements involving tax payer money, passed out of committee…

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Joliet Junior College Dishes Out

The Culinary Arts program at Joliet Junior College was in Springfield last night. The first formal dinner of the Rauner administration was held at the Governor’s mansion and dinner was…

Friday, March 6th, 2015
AG Week

Joliet Junior College had an AG Expo on Tuesday-Thursday. Over the course of three days 17 local public schools visited with a total of 1471 students and 121 adults. The Ag…

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch for March 2nd

Welcome to my  monthly E-Newsletter! On Wednesday, January 14th, I was sworn in for my first full term as your Representative. It is an honor to serve you. Below is a…