Rep Michael J Madigan
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300 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
6500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 581-9414 (fax)
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.
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...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Parents and teachers demanded Gov. Bruce Rauner return to the table and negotiate an honest budget that funds schools at a budget hearing Thursday. “If my children’s school isn’t able to open this fall, I put the blame squarely on Governor Rauner...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan will give workers injured on the job an opportunity to tell legislators how Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed changes to the workers’ compensation system will directly impact them at a committee of the whole hearing...
“House Democrats will continue our work on the budget from Springfield, but as Governor Rauner has met each of our attempts to date with refusal, it’s clear that the onus is on the governor to show that he is finally serious about working in good faith to end the crisis he has manufactured.”
Parents of Students Exposed to Lead in School, Home Energy Assistance Recipients Call on Rauner to End Impasse
CHICAGO – Parents worried their children could be exposed to lead in public school drinking water, and residents who may be unable to heat and cool their homes during extreme weather were among the citizens calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to end his 700-day budget...
CHICAGO – Survivors of domestic violence, parents of children with developmental disabilities, breast cancer survivors, and many other recipients of social services expressed outrage over the lack of a state budget and called on Governor Bruce Rauner to return to the...
Speaker Madigan: House Democrats to Continue Working to Find Common Ground with Rauner and toward State Budget
“There is no more urgent matter facing the state than the passage of a comprehensive, balanced budget, and House Democrats will continue our efforts to address this challenge, end this destructive impasse and close the Rauner budget deficit.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday after the House voted to pass Senate Bill 8, a package of reforms negotiated by Gov. Bruce Rauner to help streamline acquisition of goods and services, reducing costs to the state:...
“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.”
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...