Monday, February 26th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for February 26th

The House is back in session this week and next before a three-week break for the March primaries and Easter holiday. The deadline to introduce new bills was Friday, February…

Monday, February 26th, 2018
McDermed Files Legislation to Toughen Child Abuse Reporting Regulations in Athletic Programs

Springfield, IL…. In the wake of scandals rocking the USA Gymnastics and Swimming programs, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has filed House Bill 5131 to strengthen the Illinois Child Abuse…

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for February 20th

Governor’s Budget AddressYou can watch my immediate reaction here. One of the biggest takeaways from the Governor’s budget address was a proposal to gradually shift pension costs to schools. In his…

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Reacts to the 2018 Budget Address
Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Launches Transportation Survey

Last week the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) hosted local officials and residents at Joliet Junior College. The event was held to get feedback on a billion dollar 16-mile improvement plan…

Monday, February 5th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for February 5th

State of the StateGovernor Rauner gave his third state of the state address to a joint session of the House and Senate last week. He began by expounding on the…