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...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Wednesday following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s address to the General Assembly: “After four years of unprecedented crisis, we are still uncovering the extent of the damage to our state’s...