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Monday, May 27, 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 27, 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 22, 2019
Rep. McDermed Passes Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Tracking Legislation

Wednesday, May 22, 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 21, 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 20, 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 16, 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…


Tuesday, May 14, 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 13, 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 7, 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…