McDermed votes “NO” on Will County Property Tax Increase

McDermed votes “NO” on Will County Property Tax Increase

Times Weekly – October 17, 2013
http://thetimesweekly.com/news/2013/oct/17/county-board-showdown-over-levy/
Will County board showdown over levy
Weigel passes, Walsh casts tie-breaking vote in favor of increase

Rex Robinson | 10/17/2013, 3:34 p.m.

In what became a battle of the two political parties Thursday, Will County Executive Larry Walsh had to cast the deciding vote in favor of a tax levy that, much to the chagrin of republicans on the board, will likely result in a slight increase for all property owners.

For more than a half hour, democrats laid out reasons why they think …

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McDermed Announces Run for State Rep

McDermed Announces Run for State Rep

from the Mokena Messenger

October 04, 2013 | 09:43 AM

Just days after State Rep. RenĂ©e Kosel announced her plans to retire from public office following the end of her term in January 2015 serving the Illinois’ 37th State Senate District, a Will County Board member was the first to announce her candidacy for the soon-to-be-available seat.

Margo McDermed (R-Mokena), who serves the 12th District in her county office, announced via press release Thursday, Oct. 3, her intention to run for the state position in the 37th District, …

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