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Monday, July 1, 2019
Rep. McDermed Teams With Secretary of State to Educate Seniors on Rules of the Road

State Representative Margo McDermed is partnering with the Secretary of State’s office to host a summer senior driving seminar on Wednesday, July 17th from 5:30-7pm at the New Lenox Township…


Friday, June 28, 2019
Rep. McDermed Hosts Free Self Defense Class for Women/Girls

On Thursday, July 18th from 6-9pm, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is once again teaming up with One Light Self-Defense to teach self-defense, avoidance, and awareness tactics to women and girls….


Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Rep. McDermed Hosting Senior Technology Seminar

Frankfort, IL…  State Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is encouraging seniors in the area to sign-up for an educational technology seminar being held at the Frankfort Township Building at 11000 W Lincoln Hwy in Frankfort. The workshop…


Monday, June 10, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for June 10th

The last week of session was filled with some of the longest debates I’ve seen in my time in Springfield. The final day of session for the House was on…


Thursday, June 6, 2019
Rep. McDermed Commemorates 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment Ratification

Frankfort, IL…State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) passed a resolution recognizing Illinois as a proud leader in the story of women’s suffrage in the United States and commemorating the 100th anniversary of…


Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Video: Rep. McDermed Pushes Capital Plan, Explains Gas Tax Vote

Sunday, June 2, 2019
Rep. McDermed Leads the Fight on Infrastructure

Springfield, IL… On Saturday night the Illinois House passed a massive $40 billion dollar state capital plan. State Representative McDermed (R-Mokena) spearheaded the effort to put together a capital plan…


Friday, May 31, 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 29, 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 28, 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:…