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Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for May 13th

Cannabis Legalization Legislation Filed Specifics: Illinois residents (21+) could possess up to an ounce (30 grams) of marijuana, and non-residents half an ounce (15 grams). Adults could also have up…

Monday, May 13th, 2019
I-80 Coalition Website Launched

The I-80 Coalition was founded in 2018 with the purpose of accelerating the completion of the IDOT I-80 Project by the end of 2023. The Will County Center for Economic…

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for May 6th

The Illinois General Assembly is running at full steam from now until scheduled adjournment on May 31st. In the next few weeks we need to pass a budget and we…

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Rep. McDermed Participates in Graduated Income Tax Press Conference
Monday, April 29th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Hosting Free Shredding Event

Frankfort, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) invites residents of the 37th Legislative House District to take advantage of a free document shredding event on Saturday, May 11th in New Lenox. “Identity theft is a…

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
McDermed Tours ISP Lab, Continues Push for Victim’s Access

Chicago, IL… Today State Representative Margo McDermed (R- Mokena) toured the Illinois State Police Chicago Crime lab and learned firsthand what the ISP is doing to address the DNA backlog…

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
McDermed Dispatch for April 22nd

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend with your families. The Illinois General Assembly is on Spring Break. We will return on April 30th and remain in session until…

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Passes Legislation to Create Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking System

Springfield, IL… A measure introduced by State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) to mandate the tracking of sexual assault kits was overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois House of Representatives. Rep. McDermed previously passed legislation in…

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Hosting Townhall on Graduated Income Tax Proposal

Frankfort, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is hosting a forum on the Governor’s proposed measure to amend the Illinois Constitution to remove the flat tax provision. Rep. McDermed will…

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Welcomes Local Leaders to Springfield for Women’s Recognition Brunch

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) welcomed two 37th District residents Margaret Farina and Sarah Stoliker to Springfield on Tuesday for a women’s brunch that honored the contributions of emerging female…