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Lisa Madigan

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  • Illinois Supreme Court rules Burge can keep his pension

    Illinois Supreme Court rules Burge can keep his pension
    A dry, technical ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court that allows disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge to keep collecting his pension despite his felony conviction drew emotional responses Thursday from some of the men he and his crew tortured....
  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...
  • New law lets more school workers use emergency injection on students

    New law lets more school workers use emergency injection on students
    Trained school employees and volunteers will be allowed to administer an emergency epinephrine injection if they believe a student or visitor is having an allergic reaction under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Pat Quinn. The legislation expands on a...
  • Illinois attorney general: Send concealed carry rejection cases back to review board

    Illinois attorney general: Send concealed carry rejection cases back to review board
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to ask Cook County Circuit Court judges to send cases involving concealed carry rejections back to the state review board for another look, a spokeswoman for the attorney general said Monday. The Illinois...
  • FTC says T-Mobile ignored 'cramming,' made millions

    Wireless phone carrier T-Mobile for years ignored fraudulent charges being placed on its customers' phone bills and made hundreds of millions of dollars from them, the Federal Trade Commission alleged in a lawsuit Tuesday. But T-Mobile called the FTC...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM) Neil Steinberg and I, the Colonial Babies, break it all down with Justin Kaufmann. Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Natalie Moore (WBEZ). They discuss the upcoming......
  • Quinn holds fleeting financial edge against Rauner

    Quinn holds fleeting financial edge against Rauner
    Finance reports filed Tuesday showed the distinct styles between the two major governor candidates: Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy first-time challenger who can tap deep pockets, is willing to raise and spend millions of dollars. Democratic Gov. Pat...
  • AG: Peoples Gas rate hike request should be slashed

    AG: Peoples Gas rate hike request should be slashed
    Chicago's primary natural gas company shouldn't receive a rate hike that would increase bills by 22 percent, the state attorney general told regulators Wednesday. Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the utility is inefficiently run and that it has...
  • Despite felony conviction, Burge keeps his pension

    The outrage is official. Ex-Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge gets to keep drawing money from the taxpayers. Since March 2011, those taxpayers have been paying Burge's $3,000-a-month pension while he sits in prison. They'll be paying it when he's released...
  • Supreme Court ruling signals trouble for state, Chicago

    Supreme Court ruling signals trouble for state, Chicago
    The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that subsidized health care premiums for retired state employees are protected under the Illinois Constitution, signaling potential trouble for an overhaul of pension benefits that’s also being challenged in...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...