Woman Says Illinois Speaker Madigan Didn't Act On ComplaintsAlaina Hampton's lawsuit against Madigan's campaign committees and the state Democratic Party contends that Travis Shea faced no repercussions for complaints against him by two women and that he continued to work on Madigan's staff for two years.
Illinois House, Senate To Be Sworn Into New SessionMembers are expected to elect Chicago Democrat Michael Madigan to a 19th term as speaker. Democrats have a 74-44 majority in the House.
Illinois Political Parties Embrace Anti-Abuse Panel's ReportLeaders of the state's major political parties are embracing a report's recommendations to end sexual harassment in Illinois government.
Madigan: 'I Didn't Do Enough' To Combat Sexual HarassmentAn outside investigation of all harassment allegations continues and Madigan's chief of staff is reviewing House procedures to ensure she is told of complaints and reports them to Madigan.
Disgraced Former Madigan Aide To Collect $130K For Unused Vacation, Sick DaysThe former chief of staff to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations will collect $130,500 for unused vacation and sick time, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Lawmaker Charging Retaliation Wants Complaint System ChangesChicago Democratic Rep. Kelly Cassidy says the current process for investigating ethics complaints in the Legislature is not independent.