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Lisa Madigan

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  • 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...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes

    Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who’s mulling a 2014 Republican bid for governor, chastised a pair of potential rivals Thursday, saying state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard have “proven nothing more than they can lose an election.” “...
  • Concealed carry: Court strikes down Illinois' ban

    Concealed carry: Court strikes down Illinois' ban
    The state of Illinois would have to allow ordinary citizens to carry weapons under a federal appeals court ruling issued today, but the judges also gave lawmakers 180 days to put their own version of the law in place. In a 2-1 decision that is a major...
  • Emanuel calls for assault weapons bans in Illinois, nationwide

    Emanuel calls for assault weapons bans in Illinois, nationwide
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called for an assault weapons ban at the state and national levels and said it was time for a "vote of conscience" in Congress following the deadly assault on schoolchildren in Connecticut. Speaking at a Chicago Police...
  • Drama camp cancellation spurs lawsuit

    Drama camp cancellation spurs lawsuit
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit today against a summer camp director who Chicago parents said collected thousands of dollars in payments for a drama program that never happened. The lawsuit alleges that Timothy Kiernan and partner...
  • State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes

    State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes
    A suburban man cheated the state out of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes at two stations he owns, the Illinois Attorney General's office announced today. Samer T. Farhan, 32, was arrested Thursday near his Palos Hills home and faces multiple...
  • Debt issues top list of consumer complaints in Illinois

    Debt issues top list of consumer complaints in Illinois
    For the fifth year, consumer debt complaints topped the list of concerns reported to the Illinois attorney general's office, according to a 2012 Top 10 list released Tuesday. Complaints "ranged from problems with mortgages, debt collection agencies to...
  • Illinois Supreme Court picks justice's law clerk to be Cook County judge

    Illinois Supreme Court picks justice's law clerk to be Cook County judge
    When the Illinois Supreme Court acted to fill a vacancy on the Cook County bench this year, it looked no further than the chambers of one of its own — Justice Charles Freeman. There the high court found law clerk Jean Cocozza. Cocozza got her...
  • Covering power in Illinois

    Covering power in Illinois
    The legislative and political season looms -- and so do the figures who hold sway in those arenas. Trib Nation talked with political reporter Rick Pearson about the cast of politicians assembled in Illinois' on-going political drama... Q: What makes...
  • Quinn to Lisa Madigan: Appeal conceal carry gun ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

    Quinn to Lisa Madigan: Appeal conceal carry gun ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
    SPRINGFIELD --- Gov. Pat Quinn today called on Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a court order that requires Illinois to approve legislation this spring that would let citizens carry guns in public. The governor's move ramps up...