Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

Madigan Wants Lawmakers Involved In Labor Negotiations

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) says if lawmakers are supposed to find a way to build the state payroll, they should be involved in negotiating labor contracts.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Watchdog: State Lawmakers’ Commutes Cost Taxpayers Millions

The Illinois Policy Institute, a government watchdog group, says Illinois state legislators could save the taxpayers lots of money on their personal expenses.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Freshmen State Legislators Hit The Ground Running

A new year has begun for the Illinois General Assembly, and for some members, it’s a new career.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2011