Rep Michael J Madigan

Speaker of the House
(D-Chicago)
22nd District
Speaker Michael J. Madigan

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Springfield Office:
300 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5350

District Office:
6500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 581-8000
(773) 581-9414 (fax)

Biography
Attorney; born April 19, 1942, in Chicago; graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University Law School; House Majority Leader, 80th and 81st General Assemblies; House Minority Leader, 82nd and 89th General Assemblies; Speaker of the House, 83rd to 88th General Assemblies and 90th to 99th General Assemblies; married (wife, Shirley), has three daughters, one son, and four grandchildren.

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

“While we stand firm that the budget – and the budget alone – must be our top priority, it is also our desire to work cooperatively with the governor. To this end, I am appointing Representatives Barbara Flynn Currie, Lou Lang, Arthur Turner and Jay Hoffman to work with the governor to identify areas of his agenda where compromise can be reached. The House has taken action on several of the governor’s requests, and this group will be able to discuss his further proposals and consider how they would affect the state.”

Statement from Speaker Madigan on Meeting with Governor

Statement from Speaker Madigan on Meeting with Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Thursday after a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner: “I requested a meeting with Governor Rauner to ensure he understood my desire to pass a full-year budget and discuss the urgent need for a...

Speaker Madigan Letter to Governor Rauner – 3/28/17

Speaker Madigan Letter to Governor Rauner – 3/28/17

Yesterday my staff and CMS had another productive discussion about the sale of the Thompson Center in Chicago. As you know, I have publicly acknowledged a desire to work with you on legislation authorizing the sale of the Thompson Center. Over the course of staff discussions, both your staff and mine determined the legislation proposed by Leader Durkin does not adequately plan for the sale and inadvertently interferes with the zoning authority of the City of Chicago. Your staff previously acknowledged that the legislation needed to be rewritten, and it was further conveyed, again yesterday, that legislation is not ready to move forward at this time.