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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
House Republican Women Request Opening of State Parks

State Representative Margo McDermed was among a group of Republican women serving in the Illinois House of Representatives who sent a letter on Tuesday to Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois…


Monday, April 13, 2020
McDermed Signs Letter Pressing IDOC for More COVID19 Response Information

State Representative Margo McDermed joined House GOP Leader Jim Durkin and several other members of the House Republican Caucus in sending a letter to Illinois Department of Corrections Acting Director…


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Be on the Lookout: Coronavirus Scams

There are currently no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved treatments to cure or prevent COVID 19, but that hasn’t stopped scammers from selling their snake oil. Here are some…


Monday, April 6, 2020
Parent and Educator Resources

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children has launched a brand-new, free online resource to support families…


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
From Rep. McDermed: Thank You Healthcare Workers

Around the world and on social media we’re seeing people stand up and applaud the efforts of our healthcare workers. We’re all going a little stir crazy at home or…


Friday, March 27, 2020
DHS Extends REAL ID Deadline

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security made the decision to delay the deadline to get a REAL ID one year. Residents…


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Information for Small Businesses and Unemployed

During Illinois’ Shelter-in-Place Executive Order, only essential businesses and operations can remain in operation. “Essential Businesses and Operations” means Healthcare and Public Health Operations, Human Services Operations, Essential Governmental Functions,…


Saturday, March 21, 2020
What the “Stay at Home” Order Means

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued an Executive Order to take effect on Saturday, March 21st at 5pm until Tuesday, April 7th. The Order states that during this time…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
House Republicans Launch COVID-19 Information Site

In response to the overwhelming information coming out every day on the Coronavirus pandemic that is currently spreading in Illinois, the Illinois House Republican Caucus has launched a comprehensive website….


Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID Resource Page

The state has launched website to provide the latest news releases related to COVID-19, the current number of cases, video archives of press conferences and tips from leading experts: coronavirus.illinois.gov…