Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Issues Statement Following Adoption of House Rules

Springfield, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has issued the following statement regarding the partisan adoption of House Rules to the 101st Illinois General Assembly:   “Today, yet again the…

Monday, January 28th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for January 28th

The bill filing flurry has begun and the 101st General Assembly spring session begins in earnest tomorrow. Starting then we will be down in Springfield every week (with the exception of…

Monday, January 28th, 2019
McDermed Introduces ‘Revolving Door’ Restrictions for Legislators

Springfield, IL… In light of yet another Illinois lawmaker leaving their post early for a lobbying firm, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has filed legislation to address Illinois’ ‘revolving door’…

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Files Bipartisan Wage History Bill to Address Pay Equity

Springfield, IL… Reflecting the debate that shaped the last General Assembly’s efforts to pass a bill that would bring women and men’s salaries in line, longtime advocate of equal pay,…

Monday, January 14th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for January 14th

Welcome to the 101st General Assembly   On Wednesday I was sworn in along with 116 of my colleague to serve as State Representative for the 37th District (click here for a map of…

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Seeks to Remove Party Politics from General Assembly

Springfield, IL… Today Illinois House Democrats voted to reaffirm Speaker Michael Madigan as the longest-serving legislative leader in Illinois history and in the United States. In response, State Representative Margo…