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Friday, May 31st, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Cannabis Legalization

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives voted to legalize cannabis:  “Over the past few months I have debated both…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Votes No on Intrusive FOID Law Changes

Springfield, IL…. After the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly approved wide-reaching legislation impacting FOID law on a 62-52 vote, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement:   “The goal…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Reproductive Health Act Vote

Springfield, IL…. Today the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly approved the Reproductive Health Act 64-50-4. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) issued the following statement in regards to her NO vote:…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Statement from Rep. McDermed on Graduated Income Tax Vote

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) voted no and issued the following statement after House voted 73-44 to approve a referendum effort to remove the flat tax provision in…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day, an important day for our nation to be thankful and grateful for those that gave their lives for us and this beautiful country. The House was…

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
Rep. McDermed Passes Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Tracking Legislation
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…

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Rep. McDermed Issues Statement on House Committee Graduated Income Tax Vote

Springfield, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) released the following statement after the Illinois House Revenue and Finance Committee voted along party lines to advance legislation to remove Illinois’ constitutional…

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…

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Joins IL Chamber Press Conference on TRIP Report, Need for a Capital Bill

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Illinois motorists a total of $18.3 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,559 per driver…