Rep. Michael J. Madigan

Speaker of the House
(D-Chicago)
22nd District
Speaker Michael J. Madigan
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Springfield Office:
300 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5350
District Office:
6500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 581-8000
(773) 581-9414 (fax)
Biography
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 100th General Assemblies; married (wife, Shirley), has three daughters, one son, and four grandchildren.
Statement from Speaker Madigan

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.

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

“After four years of unprecedented crisis, we are still uncovering the extent of the damage to our state’s budget. Bruce Rauner’s budget crisis has left us with billions of dollars in unpaid bills, frayed our social service infrastructure, and squandered $1 billion on late payment penalties instead of funding our schools, health care and critical human services.”

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

“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 their message to heart.”

House Democrats Advance Measures to Combat Harassment, Commit to Continuing Effort to Change Culture

House Democrats Advance Measures to Combat Harassment, Commit to Continuing Effort to Change Culture

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of an ongoing effort to change the culture at the State Capitol and beyond, Speaker Michael J. Madigan and House Democrats are advancing a series of measures to further crack down on workplace discrimination and harassment, fully investigate all allegations, impose tougher new penalties for violations, and continue to pursue workplace reform in government and in the private sector.