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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…


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Op-ed From Rep. McDermed: Property Tax Task Force Sees Disappointing, but Not Unexpected Results

I told you so. I’m a mom, so that’s a phrase I hate to have to use.  But it’s what I am thinking given the results of the property tax…


Thursday, December 19, 2019
With Ethics Commission Set to Meet, McDermed Files Bills

Springfield, IL… In response to the news that the recently formed Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform will hold its first meeting, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is urging…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
New Laws Effective January 1st

On January 1st, 256 laws are set to become effective in the State of Illinois. New laws typically take effect either at the beginning of the next fiscal year, July…