Monday, November 16th, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch for November 16th

It was a busy week down in Springfield last week for session. The House is next in session on December 2nd and the Senate is not scheduled to meet again…

Monday, November 16th, 2015
Governor Issues Message on Syrian Refugees

Governor Bruce Rauner has issued the following statement regarding Illinois’ acceptance of Syrian refugees after the terror attacks in Paris: “Our nation and our state have a shared history of…

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Rep McDermed Announces Flag Program

Residents of the 37th district wishing to turn in an old US flag for proper disposal may bring their used flag to the district office of State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena)….

Friday, November 6th, 2015
Letter to the Editor: Cautiously Hopeful for November 18th

Governor Bruce Rauner and the four legislative leaders are set to meet on November 18th. We are in our 5th month without a budget and yet this is the first…