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Lisa Madigan

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  • Year of surprises leaves soothsayers grasping for soothiness

     
    Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
  • Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor

    Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor
    As the list of candidates wanting to be the next governor of Illinois grows, Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she is still making up her mind about whether to enter the race. The decision is one that will have a ripple effect on the next election...
  • Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general

    Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, often mentioned as a potential candidate for attorney general if incumbent Lisa Madigan were to run for governor, ruled that out today. “I’m going to run for re-election,” Dart told the Tribune. “I...
  • Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform

    Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform
    A frustrated Gov. Pat Quinn has once again changed strategies in his effort to get a pension reform bill on his desk as he acknowledged Friday he’s “prepared to do whatever necessary” to try to break a deadlock between his fellow...
  • Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan

    Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan
    Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley excoriated Gov. Pat Quinn for a lack of leadership over the state's pension crisis and criticized potential rival Lisa Madigan for not providing a legal opinion on the constitutionality of possible solutions....
  • Speaker Madigan not worried about Quinn on gun control measure

    Speaker Madigan not worried about Quinn on gun control measure
    SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan today dismissed any concern that Gov. Pat Quinn may veto the delicately negotiated concealed weapons legislation passed last month, saying he expected that lawmakers would overwhelmingly reject an...
  • Former state lawmaker's aide indicted in AIDS grant fraud case

    Former state lawmaker's aide indicted in AIDS grant fraud case
    A onetime aide to former Democratic State Rep. Connie Howard of Chicago faces a federal mail fraud charge as prosecutors allege he spent more than $217,000 in AIDS awareness grant money on a house, football game skyboxes and interns who did work for a...
  • Concealed carry amendatory veto likely, Lisa Madigan says

     Concealed carry amendatory veto likely, Lisa Madigan says
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Thursday that she expects Gov. Pat Quinn to rewrite a compromise measure to legalize the concealed carrying of firearms in public. Madigan, speaking at a luncheon discussion hosted by the pro-Democratic women'...
  • Literary Saloon: Salutes to 'Dad' and Chicago

    Literary Saloon: Salutes to 'Dad' and Chicago
    Pat Byrnes, who may or may not wind up as a stay-at-home dad in Springfield, is currently balancing the care-taking duties for his two lovely young daughters with the promotional chores surrounding the publication of his insightful, funny and charming...
  • Md. panel ponders smart-meter alternative

    Md. panel ponders smart-meter alternative
    Some Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers — Del. Glen Glass of Harford County included — are convinced that they don't want a smart meter wirelessly sending data about their energy usage day in and out. Some, like Eric Rockel of...
  • AG Madigan asks full appeals court to review Illinois gun ban ruling

    AG Madigan asks full appeals court to review Illinois gun ban ruling
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a petition asking the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to review a December ruling that struck down Illinois' ban on the concealed carry of handguns in public. The move is aimed at challenging the decision by a...