House Speaker Mike Madigan

8:42 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Illinois House Approves Madigan's Pension Reform Plan

Credit state of Illinois

One of the toughest issues facing Illinois lawmakers is moving along in the legislature. The House approved a plan supported by House Speaker Michael Madigan this afternoon. It now moves to the Senate.

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Election 2012
5:13 am
Mon October 29, 2012

"Fire Madigan" Campaign: Hit or Miss?

Credit University of Illinois

The Illinois Republican Party has been trying to tie Democratic candidates to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. But at least one former party leader isn't optimistic about that strategy. Former governor Jim Edgar says the "fire Madigan" campaign is a gimmick.

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12:24 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Sweeping pension changes go to the House floor

State and university employees and public school teachers will have to accept lower cost-of-living adjustments in retirement or see future pay increases not count toward pensions underĀ  sweeping changes to the state pension system approved this morning by an Illinois House committee

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