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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
McDermed: ISP’s ‘Checkpoint’ a Huge Step for Victim’s Empowerment

The Illinois State Police (ISP) have finally put in to place a system to bring some peace of mind to sexual assault victims, according to State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena)…


Friday, September 18, 2020
Rep. McDermed Earn 90% Rating from the IMA

The Illinois Manufacturer’s Association every year compiles a legislative report card. The Illinois General Assembly votes on thousands of bills and amendments, many of which have an impact on the…


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Rep. McDermed Hosting Document Shredding Event and Food Drive

This year, more than ever State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is pleased to invite residents to take advantage of a free document shredding event and to give back to the community via…


Monday, August 24, 2020
Rep. McDermed Reacts to Announcement of COVID-19 Mitigation Steps for Will and Kankakee Counties

Governor JB Pritzker announced on Monday that Illinois Region 7, which includes Will and Kankakee Counties, will implement COVID-19 mitigation strategies beginning Wednesday, August 26. Mitigation actions will last for…


Thursday, August 13, 2020
Rep. McDermed named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Springfield, Ill. – State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special…


Friday, July 31, 2020
McDermed Renews Call for Madigan to Resign with Resolution

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is once again calling for Speaker Michael Madigan’s resignation with a new resolution.  The U.S. Attorney’s office recently came to an agreement whereby Illinois utility…


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Reporting Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Numerous concerned Illinoisans have made IDES aware of incidents of Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fraud/Identity Theft. If you become a victim of UI Fraud/Identity Theft, you must either contact IDES by…


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Governor Issues New Youth Sports Guidance

The Governor announced new guidance restricting youth and adult recreational organized sports in Illinois. That includes school-based sports such as those governed by the IHSA and IES, travel clubs, private leagues, recreational…


Wednesday, July 29, 2020
New Grants for Childcare Providers Available

$270 million in funding is now available from the state of Illinois to assist child care providers with reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting today, licensed child…


Monday, July 20, 2020
House Republicans Again Call for Madigan to Resign

Four Illinois House Republican lawmakers called for Speaker Mike Madigan to resign amid news of a federal investigation on December 3, 2019. Yet seven months later, Madigan is still in…