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Lisa Madigan

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  • 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...
  • Illinois to get $52.5 million from $1.4 billion S&P settlement

    Illinois to get $52.5 million from $1.4 billion S&P settlement
    Standard & Poor's Rating Services' tab is $1.38 billion — including $52.5 million for Illinois — to resolve long-standing allegations by federal and state authorities that the firm misled investors in the run-up to 2008's financial collapse....
  • Rosemont violated law by withholding Garth Brooks documents

    Rosemont violated law by withholding Garth Brooks documents
    The village of Rosemont violated state open-records law when it refused to turn over financial documents related to country superstar Garth Brooks' record-breaking concert stand at the Allstate Arena, according to the Illinois attorney general's office....
  • Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar

     Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has scuttled the deal to sever ties with the company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery, which former Gov. Pat Quinn fired last summer after years of underwhelming financial performance. In a letter to the...
  • State drops pension case against Naperville police chief

    State drops pension case against Naperville police chief
    Naperville's top cop will continue to collect both a police pension and his chief's salary. State officials confirmed Thursday they have dropped their legal battle with Chief Bob Marshall. "We felt it was important and appropriate to make our argument...
  • Madigan, White take the oath after Rauner

    Madigan, White take the oath after Rauner
    While most of the hype surrounded Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's inauguration Monday, five other Illinois statewide elected officials also took the oath. The swearing-in was routine for Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who has now held the office longer...
  • CEO who embezzled from Naperville charity gets prison

    CEO who embezzled from Naperville charity gets prison
    The former chief executive officer of a Naperville-based adoption agency was sentenced Thursday to prison for embezzling more than $200,000 from that organization and lavishing the money on himself. Robert G. Geniesse, 52, was sentenced to 4-1/2 years...
  • Chicago Tribune corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    •A Page 1 news brief Tuesday incorrectly referred to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White as lawmakers. They are statewide elected officials. •In an obituary Tuesday on Burton Ruby, one of his...
  • State's lawyers argue pension protection not 'absolute'

    State's lawyers argue pension protection not 'absolute'
    Attorneys for state government are asking the Illinois Supreme Court to reinstate a controversial law curbing public employee pensions, contending that constitutional protections of retirement benefits are not absolute. The arguments by Illinois...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering

    Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering
    A bipartisan collection of politicians, lobbyists, staffers, community activists and family filled a suburban union hall Wednesday to bid farewell to the late Judy Baar Topinka and urge that her style of blunt pragmatism be adopted as a memorial to move...