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Lisa Madigan

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  • 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...
  • Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet

    Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet
    Opponents of a proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet turned up the volume of their criticism this month. Gov. Pat Quinn last week joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposing...
  • Rutherford running for Illinois governor in 2014

    Rutherford running for Illinois governor in 2014
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford kicked off a campaign for the 2014 Republican governor nomination Sunday, touting himself as the only statewide officeholder among the GOP field. "It's hard to win statewide as a Republican, but I can tell you what, I'm...
  • Madigan asks for 30 more days on concealed carry law

    Madigan asks for 30 more days on concealed carry law
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a request with a federal appeals court asking for an additional 30 days to put in place a law that would allow citizens to carry guns in public. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the state...
  • William Daley blasts inaction on pension reform

    William Daley blasts inaction on pension reform
    SPRINGFIELD — Democrat William Daley says he is “stunned” the state failed to address the pension crisis in the spring session and indicated the legislative meltdown is moving him closer to announcing a decision on whether to challenge...
  • Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race

    Wealthy Bruce Rauner announces for Republican governor race
    Wealthy Republican businessman Bruce Rauner today formally announced his campaign for governor in a web video where he criticized state government as broken and pitched himself as someone who grew up milking cows, riding horses and shooting rifles....
  • Rauner, Daley raise big money in second quarter

    Rauner, Daley raise big money in second quarter
    Wealthy money manager Bruce Rauner reported more than $700,000 in big donations for his Republican governor bid as fundraising for the second quarter of the year came to a close, state campaign finance records showed Monday. Rauner, who formally...