Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Thursday: “While reading Sidney Blumenthal’s book ‘All the Powers of Earth’ concerning the pre-Civil War period a few months ago, I learned of Stephen Douglas’ disturbing past as a...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement: “The COVID crisis has changed our state in profound ways. It has claimed the lives of family members, veterans, our most vulnerable residents, and in particular it has brought...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Tuesday: “Last week when I announced the House would return to Springfield, I asked all members to commit to safety precautions approved and guided by the Illinois Department of Public...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Wednesday: “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an unprecedented crisis for our state and forced us all to find a new normal. For several weeks, members of the Illinois House have been working...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Wednesday: “First and foremost, we need to ensure the health and safety of members, staff and the general public is considered at all times when thinking about a return to Springfield. While...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Monday: “Like Governor Pritzker, I find Representative Bailey’s lawsuit to be extremely reckless, at a time we can least afford it. The governor’s actions have consistently reflected an...