Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Saturday:“Two years ago at this time, Illinois stood on the edge of a cliff. Billions of dollars in debt had piled up over a 700-day budget crisis. Domestic violence shelters, Meals...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday after voting to adopt a Fair Tax amendment, taking a first step towards tax relief for 97% of Illinois families:“Reforming Illinois’ tax system to put middle-class families first by...

Madigan Introduces Legislation Cracking Down on Human Trafficking

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan is leading a major crackdown on criminals who exploit women and children, introducing tough financial penalties and new resources for law enforcement. “Exploitation of women and children thrives in silence, which is...