Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Thursday as bipartisan education funding reform was signed into law: “Today is a victory for our schools, our students and our communities. It’s also a victory for compromise that I hope we...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday: “Today we saw compromise. Instead of pitting children and communities against each other, Democrats and Republicans came to an agreement on much of what’s in this bill. And...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “Governor Rauner’s decision to pit one child against another is disappointing, especially as Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate continue to meet and negotiate....

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday: “House Democrats will continue to reach across the aisle and work with legislative Republicans in order to enact bipartisan education funding reform. Every child in Illinois deserves...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Friday: “First and foremost, it is the sincere belief of House Democrats that Governor Rauner should sign the education funding reform bill currently on his desk. Should he continue to...