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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…


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Rep. McDermed Sits Down to Discuss Retirement, Hope for Future District Leaders

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
McDermed, Mazzochi: AVR Rollout Shows We Need to Do More to Preserve Integrity of Voter Rolls

Can the dead vote? It’s a pernicious reputation that hangs over Illinois politics that two lawmakers are hoping to address. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) and State Representative Deanne Mazzochi…


Friday, January 31, 2020
Op-Ed from Rep. McDermed: My Final Session Could Be My Most Important

As I enter my final spring session, I’m more committed than ever to leaving Illinois a better state than when I entered the Illinois General Assembly. That’s often been difficult…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Rep. McDermed Reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Address

Springfield, IL… The following is a statement from State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) in response to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Address: “While I applaud the Governor sanctioning ethics…


Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Rep. McDermed Wants the Illinois Tollway to Stop Oversharing

Springfield, IL… In an effort to protect individual privacy, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) recently filed legislation to prevent the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority from frivolously giving out personal…


Monday, January 13, 2020
McDermed Bill Would Stop Nurses and First Responders Being From Denied Life Insurance for Narcan Prescriptions

From The Center Square: “After hearing reports of first responders losing life insurance coverage after getting anti-overdose drugs for work, an Illinois lawmaker wants to prohibit such cancellations.  State Rep….


Thursday, January 9, 2020
McDermed: On Madigan, Democrat Women Need to Put Up or Shut Up

Frankfort, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) released the following statement in response to yet another appalling revelation about Speaker Madigan’s inner circle: “Ghost payrolling is one thing, but to use…