Mike Madigan

Illinois State Capitol

Expert: Cullerton, Madigan Can’t Afford To Back Down In Pension Crisis

It’s a big week in Springfield, with lawmakers preparing for a special session on pension reform this Wednesday. It’s likely to be a tense day, with two of the state’s most powerful legislators trying to protect their reputations, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.


Quinn To Meet With Madigan, Cullerton On Monday

Governor Quinn has finally connected with House Speaker Mike Madigan to discuss pensions…and WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that he’s hoping for more progress next week.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Meets With Legislative Leaders Over Pension Reform, But No Deal

Saturday, Governor Pat Quinn and all four legislative leaders met behind closed doors to try and finally hammer out a pension reform deal.


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Illinois GOP Fashion Statement: Fire Madigan Buttons

So what’s the fashionable Illinois delegate wearing at the Republican national Convention?


U.S. Cellular Field

Dorfman: 20 Years Of New Ballpark And New Era For White Sox

Twenty years ago today President George W. Bush was basking in high approval ratings following the first Gulf War, Cheers was the popular TV show in the land, and a new era started for the Chicago White Sox.

670 The Score–04/18/2011

Illinois governor's office

Meetings Continue On Tax Hike Plan With No Result

It’s been another busy but markedly unproductive day in the Illinois General Assembly, which is aiming to raise our taxes but not there yet.