Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Rep McDermed Named to Public Private Partnership Committee

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has been appointed to serve on a bipartisan special House committee on public private partnerships. The committee was recently created by House Speaker…

Monday, February 22nd, 2016
The McDermed Dispatch for February 22nd

It’s been an exciting few weeks! Here’s a quick update on what’s been going on in Springfield.Video of the President’s Address Legislative Update         February 11th was the…

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Rep McDermed Responds to the Governor’s Budget Address

In an unprecedented budget address, Governor Rauner has given us the necessary push for the General Assembly to do its job and legislate for the betterment of this state and…

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
New ILEPA Car Emissions Testing Procedures

Due to the budget impasse, Illinois EPA was forced to suspend the mailing of vehicle emissions test notices beginning in December 2015. Vehicle owners whose license plates expire at the end…

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Rep McDermed Tours Local College

State Representative McDermed recently toured Morraine Valley Community College and shared her insights in to what is happening in Springfield with higher education funding and the budget at large. Pictured in…

Monday, February 8th, 2016
Rep McDermed Calls for Stricter Enforcement of OMA Training

Springfield, IL… To ensure that public body members have proper knowledge of the Open Meetings Act, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has filed House Bill 4664. The bill disqualifies from…

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Legislators Introduce Bills Recommended by Task Force

Governor Bruce Rauner today joined Lt. Governor Sanguinetti, legislative leaders and local elected officials to announce four bipartisan pieces of legislation to streamline local government delivering more control to local…

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Rep McDermed Files Bill to Slow Down Skyrocketing Unfunded Mandates

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has filed legislation today to prevent the passage of frivolous unfunded mandates. House Bill 4642 states that the General Assembly shall not approve…