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Bill aimed at paring Madigan’s power stalls in Illinois House Bill aimed at paring Madigan’s power stalls in Illinois House

Bill aimed at paring Madigan’s power stalls in Illinois House

A bill intended to rein in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s outsized role in state politics was rejected by Democrats in a House subcommittee Thursday. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena), would have prohibited anyone who is the leader of a legislative chamber from serving simultaneously as a state party chairman.

Pritzker says Abe’s spirit continues to run through state Pritzker says Abe’s spirit continues to run through state

Pritzker says Abe’s spirit continues to run through state

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other state officials joined American Legion officers from across the country Tuesday to lay wreaths at the tomb of Abraham Lincoln and pay homage to the 16th president of the United States on the 210th anniversary of his birth.

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