Thursday, June 30th, 2016
House Passes School Funding and Stopgap Budget

Springfield, IL…The House and Senate today passed a stopgap funding plan meant to serve as a bridge to a more comprehensive balanced budget for FY17. SB2047 provides a full year…

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
End of Session 2016

To read Rep. McDermed’s recap of the spring legislative session, click here.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
Petition to Fund Our Schools

The General Assembly adjourned on May 31st without a State budget. Since then session has been cancelled by Speaker Madigan three weeks in a row. Without appropriations from the State,…

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
Rep. McDermed Hosting Women’s Self Defense Class
Monday, June 6th, 2016
The McDermed Dispatch for June 6th

Regularly scheduled spring session ended on May 31st, but the State of Illinois remains in an unprecedented financial situation. We return to Springfield this Wednesday.  Still No Budget      …

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
McDermed Calls For Mautino to Take Leave of Absence

Chicago, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) joined other lawmakers in calling for Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to voluntarily take a leave of absence while investigations persist into campaign…