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[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s no surprise that the union members who make up the bulk of the press corps are rushing to defend their union brethren against big, bad Bruce Rauner. But the story that reporter Natasha Korecki wrote in today’s Chicago Sun-Times leaves out a number of facts in the so-called “fair share” union dues case that is making its way through the courts. Three state of Illinois employees who say they are forced to pay dues to unions of which they’re not members…

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[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Over the past four years, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, a Democrat, has handed out roughly $1 million in pay raises to exempt, nonunion employees who don’t fall under state wage laws, as Illinois faces bankruptcy. From 2011 to 2012,…

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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D-Ill.) has released her legal opinion on how filling the vacant Comptrollership should proceed based upon her office’s interpretation of the Illinois Constitution. She believes one appointment can be made now to finish the last four weeks of Judy Baar Topinka’s term and a new appointment will have to be made to serve Topinka’s next-elected term until a special election. Madigan goes on to say that a special election is not constitutionally required in Illinois but…

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[21 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may be facing action on behalf of Attorney General Lisa Madigan over how he worked to get Chicago Public Schools to stay open an extra 90 minutes per day. The Illinois Educational Labors Board…

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[10 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

CHICAGO – Monday, 7500 #OccupyChicago protestors are expected to "Take Back Chicago." "Taking back what…from whom?" If there’s a place in America that’s been dominated by political corruption and the 53% that don’t pay taxes but live off the 47%…

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[7 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

SPRINGFIELD – In March, Attorney General Lisa Madigan launched an investigation into Catholic Charities of Springfield questioning whether the agency has ignored anti-discrimination hiring practices as listed in Illinois’ Human Rights Act. According to the March 8th letter from the…

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[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO — Pabst should change the appearance and the liquor content in its new "Blast by Colt 45" product, Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with 17 other attorney generals in writing to the company’s CEO last week. Blast’s alcohol content…

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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

from the Illinois State Rifle Association Anger over Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s recent decision to make public the names and other personal information belonging to law-abiding gun owners is expected to swell the ranks of protesters at a gun rights…

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[2 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

SPRINGFIELD — The Illlinois State Rifle Association is asking Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to reconsider a ruling handed down Tuesday that directs the Illinois State Police to release the names and other personal information belonging to the state’s 1.3…

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[2 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Dear Mrs. *****, Thank you for writing Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The decision by our Public Access Counselor’s office was in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by the Associated Press. The only information our office has advised…