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Wednesday, February 18, 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 4, 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 3, 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 29, 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 23, 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 15, 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…


Friday, January 9, 2015
Will County-area lawmakers divided on special comptroller election

The Herald NewsBy LAUREN LEONE–CROSS  SPRINGFIELD – Local lawmakers were split along party lines on legislation approved Thursday requiring a special election in 2016 to replace the late Comptroller Judy…


Friday, January 9, 2015
McDermed Sworn in as State Representative

State Representative Margo McDermed is introduced on the House floor.  Springfield…On Thursday, Margo McDermed of Mokena was sworn as State Representative for the 37th District to finish the unexpired term…