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Lisa Madigan

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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Here's why putting the AG next in line for the governor's office could be a problem

     
    Under the amendment...the attorney general would be next in line if the governor died, quit or was removed from office. That makes a lot of sense. Candidates for attorney general are subject to far more voter scrutiny than those for......
  • FDA slow to issue guidelines on arsenic in rice

    After tests found worrisome levels of arsenic in American rice last fall, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would test 1,000 additional samples by the end of the year and issue recommendations "promptly." Nearly 10 months later, the...
  • Call to ban pols from Pride Parade wrong response

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is......
  • Chicago Magazine's '100 Most Powerful Chicagoans' ranking released

     
    Some highlights from the list. 1 Rahm Emanuel 2 Michael Madigan 8 Toni Preckwinkle 10 David Axelrod 13 Dick Durbin 15 Sam Zell 20 Lisa Madigan 22 Ed Burke 24 Karen Lewis 30 Garry McCarthy 37 Cardinal Francis George 45......
  • FDA tests find arsenic in rice

    Many name-brand rice and rice products contain varying levels of carcinogenic arsenic, according to the results of separate sets of tests announced today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationand Consumer Reports. In conjunction with the Consumer...
  • FDA: Arsenic found in rice

    FDA: Arsenic found in rice
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to set limits for arsenic in food after every rice product tested by her office tested positive for arsenic. Madigan warns that if rice is something you are eating...
  • Woman gets prison for million-dollar theft from Wirtz Beverage

    Woman gets prison for million-dollar theft from Wirtz Beverage
    A Rockford-area woman pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 4 years in prison today for stealing more than $1 million over six years while she worked for Schaumburg-based Wirtz Beverage. Linda Bessert, 49, of Winnebago, was sentenced in Winnebago County...
  • Coal still a burning issue in Will County

    Coal still a burning issue in Will County
    As local activists honored Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week for brokering a deal that scuttled two coal-fired power plants in Chicago, three women gathered around a dining room table in suburban Will County couldn't help but feel left out. For nearly two...
  • Bottled water distribution begins in Sauk Village

    Bottled water distribution begins in Sauk Village
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan obtained a court order to ensure Sauk Village residents have immediate access to safe drinking water. The village will distribute water bottles at the community center from seven days a week at the Ed Paesel Community...
  • Rep. Connie Howard retires after her state grants were subpoenaed

    Rep. Connie Howard retires after her state grants were subpoenaed
    A South Side lawmaker who helped found an AIDS awareness organization that attracted the interest of federal prosecutors has quietly resigned. Democratic Rep. Connie Howard stepped down from the Illinois House effective July 9. She cited "personal...