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Comptroller: No August paychecks for Illinois lawmakers

Comptroller: No August paychecks for Illinois lawmakers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 25 (UPI) -- Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of money for Illinois lawmakers' salaries means no paychecks for the Legislature on Aug. 1, the state comptroller said Thursday.

Bill Daley forms exploratory campaign for Ill. governor's bid

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 11 (UPI) -- Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daily announced Tuesday he is forming an exploratory committee to consider a run for Illinois governor.

Illinois, Massachusetts issue subpoenas to DeVry University

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 16 (UPI) -- DeVry University, an operator of colleges and training schools, acknowledges it is under investigation by the attorneys general of Illinois and Massachusetts.

Ill. attorney general seeks gun ban review

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Illinois attorney general has filed a petition to have a judicial ruling striking down a ban on concealed handguns reviewed.

Ill. challenges workers' comp claim

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A former Illinois workers' compensation arbitrator's $25,233 worker's compensation payment is being challenged in court by state officials.

Suit filed on behalf of disabled athletes

CHICAGO, May 16 (UPI) -- Illinois officials have filed a lawsuit they say would level the playing field for disabled high school athletes by allowing them to compete in statewide meets.
Five banks, 49 states strike foreclosure deal

Five banks, 49 states strike foreclosure deal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- President Obama hailed a $25 billion agreement among 49 states, the U.S. government and the five biggest mortgage servicers.
Illinois sues Standard & Poor's

Illinois sues Standard & Poor's

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Illinois sued Standard & Poor's Wednesday, alleging it fueled the housing market crash with its unwarranted high ratings to risky mortgage-backed investments.

Illinois eavesdropping law challenged

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A bill introduced in Illinois' Legislature would overturn a controversial eavesdropping law making it a felony to audio-record police officers, officials say.
Blagojevich unlikely to get state pension

Blagojevich unlikely to get state pension

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption, probably won't receive his $65,000 state pension, officials said.
Ill. AG fighting debt-collection warrants

Ill. AG fighting debt-collection warrants

CHICAGO, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she plans to try to stop debt collectors from relying on arrest warrants to pursue payment of bills.
Blagojevich says tapes will clear him

Blagojevich says tapes will clear him

CHICAGO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in Illinois say former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's claim that unreleased recordings show he is innocent is "a rehash" of arguments he made in his trial.
Suit seeks Lennon Guitar from ex-museum

Suit seeks Lennon Guitar from ex-museum

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Illinois attorney general's lawsuit against the former Peace Museum in Chicago seeks to have objects including John Lennon's guitar donated to charities.

Child molester scheduled for early release

BELLEVILLE, Ill., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A convicted child molester sentenced to 40 years in prison is to be released early next month after serving 13 years, St. Clair County, Ill., officials said.

Job-seekers vulnerable to fraud

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- When it comes to paying companies to help find a job, it's mostly buyer-beware, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said.
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Lisa Madigan (born July 30, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois) has been the 41st Attorney General of the U.S. state of Illinois since 2003, when she became the first female attorney general for Illinois. She is a Democrat and the daughter of Michael Madigan, who has been Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives for most of the last quarter century.

On December 12, 2008, she attracted national attention after filing a motion with the Supreme Court of Illinois to temporarily remove Governor Rod Blagojevich from office. The motion was subsequently denied by the court without a hearing.

Madigan attended The Latin School of Chicago for her secondary education, and received her bachelor's degree from Georgetown University in 1988. She received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

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