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First Democrat announces run for 37th District

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Local Government

Michelle Fadeley, a Joliet resident, announced her intention to run for the 37th District seat in the Illinois General Assembly during a campaign kick-off at Stray Bar, 17 Old Frankfort Way in Frankfort, Saturday, Sept. 21.

Fadeley is the...

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, Community

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