Democratic Lawmakers Call For Independent Investigation Into Madigan's OrganizationsState Rep. Kelly Cassidy said she's not satisfied with Madigan investigating harassment complaints within his own organization.
Top-Ranking Madigan Aide Out After Misconduct ComplaintsAs House Speaker Mike Madigan works to put the Springfield sex harassment scandal behind him, a top-ranking member of his political team is out.
Woman Accuses Speaker Madigan's Office Of Covering Up Her Sexual Harassment ClaimsA 28-year-old political consultant who accused a longtime aide to House Speaker Mike Madigan of sexual harassment accused the speaker's office of a cover-up, and said the staffer, Kevin Quinn, never would have been fired if she hadn’t decided to go public with her story.
Speaker Madigan Fires Longtime Aide Kevin Quinn Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsKevin Quinn allegedly made unwanted advances toward an unnamed woman and sent her "inappropriate text messages."
Rauner Launches Re-Election Tour, Sets Sights On Madigan AgainThe governor said he would try to roll back the income tax approved over his veto earlier this year.
House Sets Vote To Override Budget Veto; Rauner Calls Tax Hike "Two-By-Four Across The Foreheads"House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office has said the override vote will happen Thursday, when the chamber reconvenes at 1:30 p.m.
Illinois Enters 3rd Year Without Budget; But New Hope Emerges For End To ImpasseTest vote on House Democrats' spending plan passes 90-25, but lawmakers will blow through midnight deadline for budget deal.
At Issue: Tio Hardiman Discusses Clash Between Rauner And Madigan, Governor's RaceLong-shot candidate for Governor, Tio Hardiman said people in Illinois need for the "Clash of the Titans" between the Governor and the House Speaker must end, so the budget standoff can too.
Speaker Madigan Names Lawmakers To Work With Rauner On Non-Budget Agenda ItemsThe speaker has appointed four leading Democrats to work with the governor on to find areas of Rauner's agenda on which they can compromise.
Gov. Rauner, Speaker Madigan Have Rare Face-To-Face MeetingBoth sides in the intense political duel issued carefully worded statements about the budget-related meeting today in Springfield.
Illinois Senate Cancels Budget Votes; Leader Blames RaunerThe Illinois Senate's top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state's historic budget stalemate, accusing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner of sabotaging a compromise that had been months in the making.
Expert: Possible Thompson Center Sale Is Small, Positive SignThe move by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to advance the possible sale of the Thompson Center is a positive sign, according to the head of the Civic Federation.