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Group claims Illinois AG is trying to stymie its early voting program to help father, fellow Democrats

Jessica Karmasek Nov. 7, 2016, 8:29am

A spokeswoman for Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the office received a number of complaints regarding vote-by-mail ballot applications.

Candidate Comparison: 'Meltdown Mike' posing challenge to Dem congressman in Illinois

David Yates Nov. 3, 2014, 1:09pm

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – In a race to close to call, soon voters in Illinois’ 12th Congressional District will decide whether to keep the incumbent or shake things up by sending a man dubbed “Meltdown Mike” to Washington, D.C..

Synthetic drug bill advances in Illinois

Bryan Cohen Mar. 7, 2012, 2:00pm

Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a unanimous vote on Tuesday by the Illinois House of Representatives to approve an amendment that would help to combat synthetic drug use in the state.

Madigan: Blagojevich ineligible for retirement benefits

Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 9, 2011, 1:31pm

Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, in an opinion filed Thursday, said former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's felony convictions make him ineligible for any state retirement benefits.

Madigan happy with bill's progress

Bryan Cohen Apr. 18, 2011, 1:46pm

Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Monday that state lawmakers have passed legislation to protect consumers from paying for traded-in vehicles after a dealership shuts down.

Appeals court refuses to delay Blagojevich corruption trial

Chris Rizo May 12, 2010, 10:13am

Rod Blagojevich (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will begin as planned on June 3, a federal appeals court has decided, upholding a trial court ruling.