Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
HB 303 Passes Out of Committee

HB 303, which would amend the Freedom of Information Act to forbid the use of confidentiality clauses in settlements or severance agreements involving tax payer money, passed out of committee…

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Joliet Junior College Dishes Out

The Culinary Arts program at Joliet Junior College was in Springfield last night. The first formal dinner of the Rauner administration was held at the Governor’s mansion and dinner was…

Friday, March 6th, 2015
AG Week

Joliet Junior College had an AG Expo on Tuesday-Thursday. Over the course of three days 17 local public schools visited with a total of 1471 students and 121 adults. The Ag…

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch for March 2nd

Welcome to my  monthly E-Newsletter! On Wednesday, January 14th, I was sworn in for my first full term as your Representative. It is an honor to serve you. Below is a…

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Rep. McDermed Responds to Governor’s Budget Address

“The Governor’s message today was clear: our state finances are in crisis, and we will need to work together now on the difficult decisions needed to turn it around,” said…

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Rep. McDermed Encouraged by Frankness and Priorities in Governor Rauner’s First State of the State Address

“Today we heard the first truly frank assessment of our state finances from a Governor in more than adecade,  and that’s exactly what we need to begin working on solutions…

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Rep. McDermed Brings Private-Sector Experience to State Government Administration Committee

State Representative Margo McDermed has secured a coveted position on the Illinois House State Government Administration Committee for the 99th General Assembly. The Committee is generally charged with reviewing any…

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
McDermed takes aim at College of Dupage severance payout

As reported by the Daily Herald, freshman Representative Margo McDermed  is taking up legislation originally proposed by her predecessor, Renée Kosel, that takes aim at a situation involving the College…

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Rep. McDermed Refuses State Pension, Health Insurance Benefits

Vowing to lead by example, State Representative Margo McDermed today announced that she will refuse state pension and health insurance benefits offered to members of the General Assembly. McDermed (R-Frankfort)…

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
99th General Assembly Sworn In

Springfield…On Wednesday, the House of Representatives for the State of Illinois was sworn in; marking the opening of business for the 99th General Assembly. For the 37th District, Margo McDermed…

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