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Lisa Madigan

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  • Officials: Slow justice at fault in Chicago man's long con

    The Illinois Attorney General's office sued the owner of a Chicago remodeling company almost 30 years ago, accusing him of taking money from property owners for work that was either shoddy or never done. Without admitting wrongdoing, Mark Diamond agreed...
  • Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man

    Attorney General's Office files suit against LaGrange Park man
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the president of a downstate charity, Sheri Ann & Her Boys, alleging over $33,000 was misappropriated from the charity's accounts. Madigan filed the complaint in Cook County Circuit Court...
  • AG Madigan says no to Rauner right-to-work zones

    AG Madigan says no to Rauner right-to-work zones
    Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday that Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan to put in place small right-to-work areas across Illinois is illegal, marking the second time the state’s chief legal officer has pushed back against...
  • New medical evidence undercuts Lake County murder case

    New medical evidence undercuts Lake County murder case
    In the 14 years since Jason Strong was convicted of murder in Lake County, evidence has steadily emerged that clashes with the case against him. The prosecution was unusual from the start in that he was tried and convicted before authorities knew the...
  • Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit

    Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues. In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
  • Unions sue to halt Rauner's move to withhold 'fair share' fees

    Unions sue to halt Rauner's move to withhold 'fair share' fees
    State employee unions on Thursday sued to block Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to withhold fees unions receive from nonmembers, calling his executive order a “patently illegal” attempt to weaken organized labor ahead of new contract...
  • Debt, ID theft top list of consumer complaints in Illinois

    Debt, ID theft top list of consumer complaints in Illinois
    Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. 2 complaint and is garnering more attention, according to Illinois Attorney...
  • State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation

     State Sen. Dan Duffy calls for ComEd investigation
    State Sen. Dan Duffy has asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Illinois Commerce Commission to investigate ComEd's use of ratepayer funds for charitable contributions. Duffy cited a story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune that detailed how ComEd, the...
  • Rosemont pays Garth Brooks $1 million to open tour at Allstate Arena

     Rosemont pays Garth Brooks $1 million to open tour at Allstate Arena
    Rosemont paid country superstar Garth Brooks more than $1 million to launch his comeback tour last year at Allstate Arena, records show, but officials say the village made twice that much. According to an agreement between the municipality and the...
  • Rauner tries end run on union fees

    Rauner tries end run on union fees
    Intent on forcing a court fight, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday pulled an end run around his hand-picked comptroller and Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan in his battle against government worker unions. Aides said the governor will...
  • On records request, Illinois attorney general plays 2 roles

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan's advice on his campaign promise to publicize a taxpayer-funded investigation into sexual harassment allegations against...