Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
Rep. McDermed Launches Summer Reading Club

State Rep Margo McDermed is proud to announce her 4th annual summer reading club for 1st through 5th graders. This year’s theme is “I Heart Reading” “I’m pleased to continue…

Monday, May 20th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for May 20th

As the spring session winds to a close, expect big developments. The graduated income tax proposal is scheduled to be debated in the House Revenue Committee today. You can watch…

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…

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for May 6th

The Illinois General Assembly is running at full steam from now until scheduled adjournment on May 31st. In the next few weeks we need to pass a budget and we…

Monday, April 1st, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for April 1st

Rest assured, despite the date, there are no jokes in today’s Dispatch. Committee Deadline, Bills PassBills not out of House committee by last Friday were automatically referred back to the House…

Monday, March 4th, 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 1st, 2019
Rep. McDermed Urges Action on I-80 Bridge and Other Vital Infrastructure Needs
Tuesday, February 26th, 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 25th, 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 20th, 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…

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