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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Rep McDermed Appointed to New Commission

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has been appointed by House Minority Leader Jim Durkin to the Commission to Reform Child Care. The commission, which was created by House Resolution 254…


Tuesday, July 21, 2015
House Dems Want Pay Raises, Tax Increase

While Illinois faces $5 billion in unpaid bills and struggles to find the resources to pay for vital services, Legislative Democrats are again thwarting attempts to reject an automatic legislative…


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Rep McDermed to Host Community Blood Drive

Frankfort, IL…  Area residents are encouraged to sign-up to donate blood at an upcoming Blood Drive to be held at 11032 W Lincoln Hwy in Frankfort on Thursday August 6th from…


Monday, July 13, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch for July 13

HB303         I’m thrilled to say that my bill HB303, amending the Illinois Freedom of Information Act to ban confidentiality agreements in severance agreements funded in part…


Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Rep McDermed Announces Senior Tech Workshop

Monday, July 6, 2015
Representative McDermed’s First Year Goes Under Budget

Frankfort, IL… Putting her money where her mouth is, Representative McDermed’s pledge to help bring the state’s finances in order received a small boost when she returned the remains of…


Thursday, July 2, 2015
HB 303 Headed to the Governor

Springfield, IL…. A bill addressing runaway severance agreements funded with taxpayer money has received an overwhelming stamp of approval from both chambers, passing out of the Senate unanimously on Wednesday….


Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Rep McDermed Hosts First Business Council Meeting

Frankfort, IL… In order to get a better sense of how she can serve her district and respond to the needs of the community through her work in Springfield, State…


Monday, June 29, 2015
The McDermed Dispatch for June 29th

The House is in Session Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The fiscal year ends on Tuesday, June 30th and a full budget has still not been signed or agreed to….


Friday, June 19, 2015
Representative McDermed Tours My Joyful Heart

The My Joyful Heart organization has recently moved in Mokena. State Representative Margo McDermed toured the new ministry center today with The Mokena Messenger. The charity seeks to provide children…