Thursday, December 27th, 2018
New Laws for 2019

When the new year begins on January 1, 2019, a number of new laws that were passed in the General Assembly this past year will take effect. These include bills…

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for December 19th

The Illinois 100th General Assembly will meet briefly on January 7th and 8th before the 101st General Assembly is sworn in on January 9th. The swearing in will be presided…

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for December 3rd

HAPPY 200TH BIRTHDAY ILLINOIS! 200 years ago on this day in 1818, Illinois entered the Union as the 21st state. At the time, Illinois’ population was mostly concentrated in the southern part…