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 unanimously adopted in April, will address the burden of childcare on low income families. The goal of the commission is to help ensure that there are simple and fair systems to provide quality child care that is affordable for families. The commission's report is due on September 1st.