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...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Thursday: “Today we made history in Illinois by increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour for the hardest working people in our state. We heard from people across Illinois and took...