Rep. Michael J. Madigan

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

Visit Speaker Madigan’s website

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.

House Democrats Advance Measures to Combat Harassment, Commit to Continuing Effort to Change Culture

House Democrats Advance Measures to Combat Harassment, Commit to Continuing Effort to Change Culture

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of an ongoing effort to change the culture at the State Capitol and beyond, Speaker Michael J. Madigan and House Democrats are advancing a series of measures to further crack down on workplace discrimination and harassment, fully investigate all allegations, impose tougher new penalties for violations, and continue to pursue workplace reform in government and in the private sector.

Speaker Madigan Passes Harassment Protections through Committee, Announces Creation of Task Force to Recommend Further Changes

Speaker Madigan Passes Harassment Protections through Committee, Announces Creation of Task Force to Recommend Further Changes

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan outlined a plan to combat sexual harassment in state government Tuesday, passing legislation through a House committee that will require all lawmakers, staff and lobbyists to complete annual harassment training, and announcing the creation of a task force that will study further changes needed to address the problem of workplace harassment in both the public and private sectors.

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “Sexual harassment is unacceptable in any workplace. For a number of years, every member of the House has been required to certify that they develop and enforce a sexual...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

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

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

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...