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Friday, August 2, 2019
Feel Good, Do Good Friday: Cancer Support Center

Monday, July 1, 2019
New Laws Taking Effect July 1

After a bill is signed by the governor, it is effective either immediately or upon some other date. For many new laws the effective date is the start of the…


Friday, June 28, 2019
Rep. McDermed Hosts Free Self Defense Class for Women/Girls

On Thursday, July 18th from 6-9pm, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is once again teaming up with One Light Self-Defense to teach self-defense, avoidance, and awareness tactics to women and girls….


Thursday, May 16, 2019
Rep. McDermed Joins IL Chamber Press Conference on TRIP Report, Need for a Capital Bill

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Illinois motorists a total of $18.3 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,559 per driver…


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for May 13th

Cannabis Legalization Legislation Filed Specifics: Illinois residents (21+) could possess up to an ounce (30 grams) of marijuana, and non-residents half an ounce (15 grams). Adults could also have up…


Monday, May 13, 2019
I-80 Coalition Website Launched

The I-80 Coalition was founded in 2018 with the purpose of accelerating the completion of the IDOT I-80 Project by the end of 2023. The Will County Center for Economic…


Tuesday, April 23, 2019
McDermed Dispatch for April 22nd

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend with your families. The Illinois General Assembly is on Spring Break. We will return on April 30th and remain in session until…


Friday, March 29, 2019
Rep. McDermed Pushes for Implementation Legislation After ISP Announces Evidence Tracking System

Springfield, IL… The Illinois State Police recently announced that the Division of Forensic Services will implement an online sexual assault tracking system by the end of the year. State Representative…


Monday, March 25, 2019
Have All Voted Who Wish Podcast

State Representative Margo McDermed speaks on her past experiences, her current legislation, and her hobbies outside of Springfield in the House Republican Caucus’ latest podcast.


Thursday, December 21, 2017
New Laws for 2018

A number of new laws will take effect beginning with the new year. Some of the major pieces of legislation include:Providing for taxpayer-funding of elective abortions for state employees and Medicaid…