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Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

Report: GOP Wants To Make Resentment Of Madigan A Campaign Issue

The criticism of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) by Republicans is on the rise.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Illinois State Seal

Illinois Senate Republicans Support Quinn’s Pension, Medicaid Plans

Illinois Senate Republicans say there’s a lot not to like about Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget plans, and the way he’s running the state. But as WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports, they are siding with Quinn on a couple of big issues.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2012

Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross (left), Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno, (center) and anti-tax advocate Jim Tobin call for a repeal of the state's 2011 income tax hike, with a display of $1,000 in groceries to illustrate the estimated $1,000 a year the tax hike costs Illinois families. (Credit: CBS)

Republicans Slam Democrats On Anniversary Of Income Tax Hike

Marking the first anniversary of the income tax hike approved by Gov. Pat Quinn and the Democrat-controlled legislature, Republican lawmakers hammered Democrats over the tax increase, saying people don’t like it and it’s not working.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois GOP Pushing $500M Jobs Package

Illinois Republicans have filed a measure they say will create tens of thousands of jobs. They think it’s something Democrats can get behind as well.

WBBM Newsradio–09/19/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois GOP Sues To Block New Legislative Map

Illinois Republican leaders have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new legislative district map, which was drawn up entirely by Democratic lawmakers and approved by Gov. Pat Quinn.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois Republicans Seek More Workers’ Comp Changes

The ink is barely drive on Illinois’ new workers’ compensation law, but already, Republicans in the legislature are hoping to make far bigger changes.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Prison fence

Illinois GOP Wants To Change Early Release Rules

Illinois Republicans want to tighten rules for the early release of prison inmates, although Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t interested in reviving the idea he discontinued last year when it blew up in his face.

10/08/2010