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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
From Rep. McDermed: Thank You Healthcare Workers

Around the world and on social media we’re seeing people stand up and applaud the efforts of our healthcare workers. We’re all going a little stir crazy at home or…


Friday, March 27, 2020
DHS Extends REAL ID Deadline

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security made the decision to delay the deadline to get a REAL ID one year. Residents…


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Information for Small Businesses and Unemployed

During Illinois’ Shelter-in-Place Executive Order, only essential businesses and operations can remain in operation. “Essential Businesses and Operations” means Healthcare and Public Health Operations, Human Services Operations, Essential Governmental Functions,…


Saturday, March 21, 2020
What the “Stay at Home” Order Means

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued an Executive Order to take effect on Saturday, March 21st at 5pm until Tuesday, April 7th. The Order states that during this time…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
House Republicans Launch COVID-19 Information Site

In response to the overwhelming information coming out every day on the Coronavirus pandemic that is currently spreading in Illinois, the Illinois House Republican Caucus has launched a comprehensive website….


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID Resource Page

The state has launched website to provide the latest news releases related to COVID-19, the current number of cases, video archives of press conferences and tips from leading experts: coronavirus.illinois.gov…


Monday, March 9, 2020
McDermed Applauds Local Effort on Tinley Park Facility Sale

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is pleased to see that pressure from local officials has resulted in the State’s decision to finally move forward and sell the Tinley Park Mental…


Friday, February 21, 2020
McDermed Hosting Final Senior Driving Seminars

As State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) enters her final year in office, she is continuing her stellar record of providing services and informational events to her constituents with her first…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
McDermed Disappointed in Governor’s Budget Address

Springfield, IL… Today, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement regarding Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address: “This budget feels very temporary and proposes a lot of short term, small…


Friday, February 14, 2020
McDermed Bill Aims to Preserve Roadside Memorials for Families

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) today filed legislation to give family members a chance to save mementos from roadside memorials in the face of expanding construction projects that may damage…