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Monday, April 1st, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for April 1st

Rest assured, despite the date, there are no jokes in today’s Dispatch. Committee Deadline, Bills PassBills not out of House committee by last Friday were automatically referred back to the House…

Friday, March 29th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Pushes for Implementation Legislation After ISP Announces Evidence Tracking System

Springfield, IL… The Illinois State Police recently announced that the Division of Forensic Services will implement an online sexual assault tracking system by the end of the year. State Representative…

Monday, March 25th, 2019
Have All Voted Who Wish Podcast

State Representative Margo McDermed speaks on her past experiences, her current legislation, and her hobbies outside of Springfield in the House Republican Caucus’ latest podcast.

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Speaks for Women’s History Month
Monday, March 4th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for March 4th

Last week in Springfield was primarily spent in committees. Time on the House floor was short and mainly spent on the passage of resolutions. I was recently appointed to two…

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Rep. McDermed Urges Action on I-80 Bridge and Other Vital Infrastructure Needs
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Announces First Senior Driving Seminar of the Year

State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) is again pleased to provide several Senior Driving Seminars over the course of the year for older drivers looking to refresh their memory of the…

Monday, February 25th, 2019
The McDermed Dispatch for February 25th

Mileage Tax False Alarm? A bill was introduced recently to impose a pay-by-the-mile tax. During his campaign, Governor Pritzker seemed to support the idea. Specifically, this bill would have established…

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Statement From Rep. McDermed on Governor Pritzker’s Inaugural Budget Address

Springfield, IL… State Representative Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) has released the following statement regarding today’s budget address:  “What Governor Pritzker seems to have forgotten is that the same budget gimmicks and…

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Rep. McDermed Reacts to Minimum Wage Vote and What it Means for Bipartisanship in the Illinois House