'A Greater Deficit Of Trust': State Lawmaker Proposes Closing Payroll Loophole Costing Taxpayers ThousandsSpringfield State Representative Mike Murphy is a co-sponsor. Murphy, a Republican, pushed similar legislation in the past. It will likely become part of a larger ethics reform package he believes there's support for.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly Elected Illinois Democratic Party ChairU.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Illinois) was elected Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Illinois on Wednesday, nine days after Mike Madigan stepped down from the helm.
State Lawmakers Must Get Paid For Whole Month Even If They Serve Only A Day Under State Law; Comptroller Mendoza Wants That To ChangeFor most of us, you work a day, you get paid for a day. But Illinois law says if you work a day, you get paid for an entire month - if you're a state lawmaker.
2 Days After Choosing Edward Kodatt As Successor For House Seat, Mike Madigan Asks Him To Step Down Over 'Questionable Conduct'Just two days after choosing his successor in the Illinois House, former state House Speaker Mike Madigan said state Rep. Edward Guerra Kodatt should step down.
Mike Madigan Resigns As Illinois Democratic Party ChairmanFour days after resigning his Illinois House seat, former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan on Monday also announced he is resigning as chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois.
Former House Speaker Mike Madigan Selects Edward Guerra Kodatt, 13th Ward Worker, To Fill SeatJust days after announcing his resignation, former House Speaker Mike Madigan has selected the person to fill his seat.
Many Think Speaker Mike Madigan's Resignation From Illinois House Was InevitableFormer Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan is the longest-serving lawmaker in Illinois history, but now, his time in Springfield is coming to an end.
As ComEd Bribery Defendants Appear In Court, Some Illinois GOP Lawmakers Call For Speaker Mike Madigan To Resign And Leave State GovernmentThe heat is being turned up another notch for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to resign.
4 Former ComEd Executives, Lobbyists Indicted In Bribery Scandal; Accused Of Trying To Curry House Speaker Michael Madigan's FavorA grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against four former Commonwealth Edison executives and consultants, who are accused of conspiring to curry favor from Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan in advancing legislation benefiting the utility.
Speaker Madigan Takes First Step Toward Removing Rep. Luis Arroyo From Office, Following Bribery ChargeFederal prosecutors said Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago), was caught on tape paying a $2,500 bribe to a state senator who was wearing a wire for the feds.
Pritzker Reluctant To Criticize Madigan On Harassment ReportThe report ordered by former state executive inspector general Maggie Hickey and released focused on three allegations of sexual misconduct or intimidation.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Chicago Aldermanic Candidate Files Federal Lawsuit Against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Alderman Marty QuinnDavid Krupa, a candidate for 13th Ward Alderman in Chicago, says he has faced intimidation, harassment and threats while challenging the alderman allied with House Speaker Mike Madigan, and now he's filed a federal lawsuit to hold Madigan accountable.
JB Pritzker To Be Sworn In As Illinois Governor MondayPritzker will become not just the richest governor, but the richest elected official in the nation when he is sworn in Monday.
Newly-Elected Naperville Representative Says She's Being Threatened Because She Wants Madigan OutA newly-elected Naperville state representative says she’s being threatened because she doesn’t want powerful House Speaker Mike Madigan to remain in that post.