Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for December 19th

The Illinois 100th General Assembly will meet briefly on January 7th and 8th before the 101st General Assembly is sworn in on January 9th. The swearing in will be presided…

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for December 3rd

HAPPY 200TH BIRTHDAY ILLINOIS! 200 years ago on this day in 1818, Illinois entered the Union as the 21st state. At the time, Illinois’ population was mostly concentrated in the southern part…

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Update on Rep. McDermed’s Sexual Assault Evidence Commission

From the Chicago Tribune: “The Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking and Reporting Commission, established by law in 2017, finished a proposal this summer to establish a statewide electronic tracking system modeled after…

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Announces Commencement of Annual Diaper Drive

Frankfort, IL… Following up on previously successful holiday drives that benefited economically challenged local mothers, State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is proud to again announce her annual diaper drive. This month-long donation drive will begin…

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for November 7th

With the election in our rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead and get back to doing the work of the people. Veto session is scheduled for six days over…

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Rep. McDermed Hosting Final Senior Driving Seminar of the Year

Mokena, IL … State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is set to offer her final Senior Driving Seminar this year on November 13th. She previously hosted seminars in February, May, and August. Altogether over…

Monday, October 15th, 2018
The McDermed Dispatch for October 15th

Upcoming Veto Session  Governor Rauner signed 529 new laws in the spring and summer of 2018. A total of 612 bills passed both houses; meaning almost 90 percent of them…

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Attends I80/Route 30 Interchange Project Groundbreaking

Gov. Bruce Rauner joined Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn and local officials today to announce the start of a $47 million project to rebuild the Interstate 80-U.S. 30 interchange. The…

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Expands Fight Against Child Abuse

Springfield, IL… Following a shocking investigative report by the Chicago Tribune, the House and Senate Education Committees held a joint meeting to hear testimony from sexual harassment and abuse survivors as…

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Rep. McDermed Joins I-80 Coalition Leadership Team

Frankfort, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has been named to the leadership team of the I-80 Coalition. The I-80 Coalition was launched by the Will County Center for Economic…

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