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 100th General Assemblies; married (wife, Shirley), has three daughters, one son, and four grandchildren.

Statement from Speaker Madigan

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

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

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...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “Throughout three years of the governor’s budget crisis, we saw very clearly that political theater is not a substitute for real leadership. By calling a special session while he...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Wednesday after Standard & Poor’s reacted positively to passage of a bipartisan balanced budget: “S&P’s action today is a strong signal that the balanced budget enacted by...

Madigan Schedules Thursday Vote to Override Rauner Budget Veto

Madigan Schedules Thursday Vote to Override Rauner Budget Veto

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Wednesday: “The House will hold a vote on Thursday, July 6 to override the governor’s vetoes of the balanced budget sent to him. House Democrats look forward to working with our colleagues...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “I’m disappointed that Leader Durkin has chosen not to attend our leaders meeting for the second day in a row. Democrats are committed to working with Republicans to find common...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Sunday: “Today, Democrats and Republicans stood together to take a crucial step toward reaching a compromise that ends the budget crisis by passing a fully funded state budget in a...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

“The work of the governor and General Assembly is clearly not done. As a result, the House will remain in session. While we’ve made progress on solving the governor’s budget crisis, we are not done. We will remain in session to continue our progress toward passing a balanced budget. In light of this ongoing progress, I would ask that bond rating agencies temporarily withhold judgment and allow legislators time to negotiate a bipartisan, balanced budget.”

Statement from Speaker Madigan on Leaders Meeting

Statement from Speaker Madigan on Leaders Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Friday: “President Cullerton and I met earlier this morning to discuss a way to end the Rauner budget crisis. We were scheduled to meet together with Leaders Radogno and Durkin. We...