Thursday, May 16th, 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 14th, 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 13th, 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 23rd, 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 29th, 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 25th, 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 21st, 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…

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Governor Launches Opioid Abuse Hotline

A statewide helpline has been launched to provide immediate assistance for those impacted by addiction to opioids and other substances. The telephone service line, 1-833-2-FINDHELP (1-833-234-6343), will be operated through the…

Monday, December 4th, 2017
Rep. McDermed Tours Local Reservoir, Continues to Push for Quarry Regulation

When the Chicago River was reversed in 1900, the city’s sewage was directed away from Lake Michigan, the city and surrounding suburbs’ main drinking water source. However severe flooding leads…

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
McDermed Encourages Constituents to Shop Small

This Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday. The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest shopping time of the year and this new, unofficial holiday encourages people to shop small and support…

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