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Baldermann announces run for State rep. seat

by Sean Hastings, Editor News, Local Government, Village, Community

New Lenox Mayor Tim Baldermann is running for State representative of the 37th District. 

Margo McDermed, the current State representative for the 37th District, announced last month she would not be seeking reelection...

State Rep. McDermed announces retirement

by Staff Report News, Local Government, Community

State Rep. Margo McDermed announced through a press release July 10 that she would not be seeking reelection in November 2020.

“If I were to win reelection next year, I would turn 70 years old shortly after being sworn...

Area legislators oppose State income tax proposal at town hall

by Nuria Mathog, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

State Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) and other Republican lawmakers spoke out strongly against a proposed graduated state income tax during an April 25 town hall meeting at the Frankfort Township Building, claiming the plan would place...