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.
Some South Suburban Residents Remain Hot, In The Dark, And Stuck Without PowerOn Thursday night, generators continued buzzing in neighborhoods across the area, as some ComEd customers entered a fifth day without electricity.
Many Joliet Residents Remain Without Power; Senior Goes Outside With Sign Begging For HelpIt had been four days as of Thursday, and more than 93,000 customers were still without power.
Thousands Still Without Power Wednesday, Days After Storms Hit Chicago AreaTwo days after storms hit the Chicago area, many are still without power and left to deal with widespread damage.
Many Will County Communities Remain Without Power A Day After StormsHundreds of thousands of ComEd customers remained without power earlier Tuesday, a day after a storm brought hurricane-force winds and even a tornado touchdown to the city.
Six Chicago Aldermen Urge Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan To Resign As ComEd Pleads Not Guilty In Bribery ScandalFirst-term Alds. Daniel LaSpata (1st), Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th), Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez (33rd), Andre Vasquez (40th), Matt Martin (47th), and Maria Hadden (49th) are the first members of the Chicago City Council to call for Madigan to step down.
Madigan: 'No Plans To Resign' As Several Democratic Women Seek His Ouster Over ComEd Bribery ScandalComEd has acknowledged it used bribes in Springfield to get legislation favorable to the utility giant and, and court documents say the scheme involved the speaker of the House, without naming the 78-year-old Madigan.
Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery SchemeThe company has admitted attempting to influence legislation regarding the regulatory process that determines the rates it is allowed to charge customers for electricity.
Bribery Scheme Implicating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Revives Term Limits TalkRep. Tim Butler, a Springfield Republican, has proposed a constitutional amendment, with some key Democratic backing, to limit legislative leaders to eight years in one leadership position and 12 in two.