Madigan in Tense Stand Off With Press After Foiled Attempt to Avoid Questions
Gov. Rauner To Democrats: 'No More Kicking The Can'The Republican governor digs says he won't consider new tax revenues until members of the other party pass his "Turnaround" agenda in Springfield. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Madigan Says He Is Willing To Compromise On Budget If Rauner Is "Reasonable"Illinois House Speker Michael Madigan is disputing Governor Rauner's characterization of him as someone unwilling to compromise, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Illinois Speaker Proposes Education Tax On MillionairesPowerful Democrat Michael Madigan announced the idea just as one of the nation's most competitive governor races is heating up between Republican Bruce Rauner, a wealthy private-equity investor, and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
Emanuel, Madigan Celebrate Opening Of New PlaygroundMayor Rahm Emanuel joined Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael Kelly to celebrate the opening of a new playground at Lawler Park in the Clearing neighborhood.
Ill. Legislature Agrees To Form Committee To Solve Pension CrisisCBS 2's Chief Correspondent Jay Levine takes a look at what the 10 member conference committee appointed today hopes to accomplish.
Gay Rights Activists Protest Outside House Speaker Madigan's OfficeAbout 40 gay rights activists were out in the rain Saturday, picketing in front of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's southwest side Chicago office, demanding a vote in the House on same-sex marriage, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.
Quinn Calls Out Legislative Leaders Over Pension InactionGov. Pat Quinn has called out the state’s top two Democratic legislative leaders over the General Assembly’s inaction on pension reform.
Concealed Carry Prompts Lively Debate In BronzevilleThe likelihood of concealed-carry gun legislation in Illinois prompted lively debate Saturday at a "town hall" meeting in the near South Side Bronzeville neighborhood.
Illinois Republicans: Dem Majority Got Labor 'Payoff' To Block Pension ReformJust follow the money, GOP state chairman Pat Brady tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Inaction On Pension Reform Costing Illinois $12.6 Million A Day: QuinnThe state could be another $1 billion or so in the hole before the Illinois General Assembly does anything. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Report: GOP Wants To Make Resentment Of Madigan A Campaign IssueThe criticism of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) by Republicans is on the rise.