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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Video: Rep. McDermed Pushes Capital Plan, Explains Gas Tax Vote

Friday, May 31, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Cannabis Legalization

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives voted to legalize cannabis:  “Over the past few months I have debated both…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Rep. McDermed Votes No on Intrusive FOID Law Changes

Springfield, IL…. After the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly approved wide-reaching legislation impacting FOID law on a 62-52 vote, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement:   “The goal…


Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Reproductive Health Act Vote

Springfield, IL…. Today the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly approved the Reproductive Health Act 64-50-4. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement in regards to her NO vote:…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Graduated Income Tax Vote

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) voted no and issued the following statement after House voted 73-44 to approve a referendum effort to remove the flat tax provision in…


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…