Monday, March 4, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for March 4th

Last week in Springfield was primarily spent in committees. Time on the House floor was short and mainly spent on the passage of resolutions. I was recently appointed to two…

Friday, March 1, 2019
Rep. McDermed Urges Action on I-80 Bridge and Other Vital Infrastructure Needs

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Rep. McDermed Announces First Senior Driving Seminar of the Year

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is again pleased to provide several Senior Driving Seminars over the course of the year for older drivers looking to refresh their memory of the…

Monday, February 25, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for February 25th

Mileage Tax False Alarm? A bill was introduced recently to impose a pay-by-the-mile tax. During his campaign, Governor Pritzker seemed to support the idea. Specifically, this bill would have established…

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Statement From Rep. McDermed on Governor Pritzker’s Inaugural Budget Address

Springfield, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has released the following statement regarding today’s budget address:  “What Governor Pritzker seems to have forgotten is that the same budget gimmicks and…

Friday, February 15, 2019
Rep. McDermed Reacts to Minimum Wage Vote and What it Means for Bipartisanship in the Illinois House

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Minimum Wage Vote

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has issued the following statement on the Illinois House’s vote to increase the minimum wage to $15: “Yet again, Illinois is choosing policy choosing policy…

Monday, February 11, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for February 11th

Committees Get Underway Much of the session work of last week was spent in organizing the 39 standing committees of the Illinois House of Representatives. These are the panels that…

Monday, February 11, 2019
Rep. McDermed Introduces Bill to Tackle Medical ID Theft

Springfield, IL… With medical ID theft on the rise, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is pushing for Illinois to protect victims and specifically add it to the state Criminal Code.   “As medical prices skyrocket, medical ID theft is becoming more and…

Friday, February 8, 2019
Rep. McDermed Seeks Input from Constituents for New General Assembly

Mokena, IL… As the 101st General Assembly gets underway, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has put out a new survey to engage with constituents on issues that are expected to come…