Court Won't Halt State Employee Paychecks During Illinois Budget ImpasseAttorney General Lisa Madigan argued stopping pay is constitutional and will hasten an agreement.
Rauner Questions AG Madigan's Maneuver To Halt State Workers' PayGov. Bruce Rauner told reporters he’s very upset and disappointed that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a judge to lift a court order allowing state workers to get paid during the protracted ongoing budget stalemate with Democratic lawmakers.
Ill. Attorney General Asks Court To Block State Payroll, To Spur Budget DealLisa Madigan argues that court-ordered payments to state workers is giving lawmakers and the governor an excuse to dawdle.
Madigan: Check Sex Offender Registry Before Trick-Or-TreatingIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is reminding parents to check the state’s sex offender registry ahead of Halloween trick-or-treating.
Attorney General Warns Residents About Alternative Energy ScamsIllinois’ attorney general was out warning South Side residents about the unscrupulous practices of some alternative energy companies that scam people into signing up with them.
Madigan Reaches Settlement With Payday Lender For Illegal FeesThe settlement requires All Credit Lenders to pay $3.5 million and “immediately stop offering the revolving line of credit that carried hidden interest rates disguised as ‘required account protection fees’ ranging from 350 percent to more than 500 percent,” according to a statement from Madigan’s office.
Madigan Files Suit Against Drug Company Over Blocking GenericsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an antitrust lawsuit Friday against Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceutical, now known as Indivior, alleging that they attempted to alter one of their drugs in a scheme to block generic competitors.
Attorney General: Be Wary Of Pre-Sale 'Hamilton' OffersIllinois' attorney general is warning theater-goers to be wary of websites offering tickets to the mega-hit musicals "Hamilton" and "Aladdin" before they go on sale to the general public.
Lisa Madigan Reaches $18.5 Million Settlement With Peoples GasAttorney General Lisa Madigan announced Tuesday two settlements totaling $18.5 million with Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company and its former parent company Integrys Energy Group, and current owner WEC Energy Group, for misleading consumers about the cost of its Accelerated Main Replacement Program.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
AG Lisa Madigan Backing Legislation To Improve Law Enforcement's Handling Of Sexual Assault CasesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and other officials are backing legislation to improve the way law enforcement deals with cases of sexual assault, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Feds, Madigan Shut Down Company Creating "Phantom Debts"Federal and state authorities have shut down a Westmont-based operation accused of harassing people around the country into paying debts they don’t owe.