Committee Investigating Speaker Madigan's Ties To ComEd Bribery Scandal Won't Meet Again Until After Election“The committee will meet again in person on November 5 in Springfield – without the backdrop of a political campaign," said Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D-Hillside).
State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit To Challenge Michael Madigan For Illinois House SpeakerKifowit was one of the first Democrats in the Illinois House to demand Madigan resign as speaker, after he was implicated in the ComEd bribery scandal.
Republicans On Illinois House Panel Investigating Madigan Want To Subpoena Speaker; But Democratic Chair Pushes Back"Speaker Madigan needs to come forward and testify,” Illinois State Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) said.
Ex-ComEd Executive Fidel Marquez Pleads Guilty To Bribery Scheme Tied To Illinois House Speaker Michael MadiganMarquez, who is cooperating with the federal investigation of ComEd’s lobbying practices, pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery.
ComEd, Peoples Gas, Aqua Illinois, And Several Other Illinois Public Utilities Extend Moratoriums On Shutoffs Through March 31, 2021Many Illinois homeowners and businesses struggling to pay their bills won't have to worry about losing heat, water, or electricity this winter.
Feds Set Ground Rules For Illinois House Panel Investigating Speaker Madigan's Ties To ComEd Bribery CaseU.S. Attorney John Lausch has given the go-ahead for the Illinois House committee investigating Speaker Michael Madigan to call witnesses and seek documents related to the ComEd bribery case, with some limits.
Democrats, Republicans On House Committee Investigating Madigan Send Competing Letters To Feds On Limits For HearingsLawmakers from both parties agreed to consult with U.S. Attorney John Lausch to make sure their probe won’t interfere with the criminal investigation of ComEd.
Illinois House Panel Investigating Possible Disciplinary Action Against Speaker Madigan Will Consult With Feds Before Calling WitnessesThe House Special Investigating Committee held its first hearing Thursday in Springfield as lawmakers on the panel consider whether to recommend Madigan face any political sanctions over his dealings with ComEd, which has been charged with a years-long bribery scheme.
Former ComEd Official Fidel Marquez Charged In Bribery Scandal Involving Mike MadiganA former high-ranking ComEd official is facing bribery and conspiracy charges in a scheme to influence legislation affecting ComEd and involving Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Illinois House Forms Special Investigative Committee To Probe Speaker Mike Madigan’s Role In ComEd ScandalRepublicans and some Democrats have called on Madigan to step down after federal prosecutors named him by title in a criminal investigation in which ComEd acknowledges engaging in bribery in the Capitol.
ComEd Sending 100 Crews To Louisiana In Anticipation Of Outages From Hurricane LauraComEd announced Wednesday that it is sending 100 employees and contractors to Louisiana ahead of time to support power restoration efforts, in anticipation of outages caused by damage to the electric grid from Hurricane Laura.
'Utility Accountability' Centerpiece Of Clean Energy OutlineIt also includes goals for providing a remedy for potentially disastrous climate change and pollution while creating sustainable jobs and a new age of 750,000 electric vehicles within the next decade.
4,000 ComEd Customers Still Without Power After Monday's StormsSome people are still waiting for their power to be turned back on after Monday's storm.
More than 20,000 ComEd Customers Still Without Power After Monday's StormsSome people in the Chicago area are still without power after Monday's storms caused major damage.
ComEd Reports Thousands Still Without Power FridayThousands are still without power after Monday's storms causes major damage.