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Lisa Madigan

Illinois official warns of Ebola email scam

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois attorney general is warning residents of possible email scams related to the Ebola outbreak.

October 10, 2014 9:12 am
GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

Chicago has a lot over Springfield — more people, more shopping, the new David Bowie art display and better pizza.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

Republicans say they have momentum to end Dem control

SPRINGFIELD | Republicans took over the Illinois State Fairgrounds Thursday saying 2014 will be the year they break a decade-long Democratic stranglehold on power in state government.

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm

AGs ask for tough e-cigarette regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois are seeking to deter youth smoking through strict regulations on the marketing, advertising and use of flavors in electronic cigarettes.

August 12, 2014 6:45 pm

State targeting immigrant driver's license scammers

SPRINGFIELD | State officials are attempting to derail scam artists who are preying on immigrants seeking Illinois driver's licenses.

August 11, 2014 5:37 pm
Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois have joined their colleagues from 38 other states in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes.

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm Related

Ind., Ill., attorneys general meet about meth, synthetic drug abuse

EVANSVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today convened an interstate summit to tackle the region’s growing threat of small-batch methamphetamine production and increasing use of synthetic drugs. They said coordinated strategies will bette…

June 19, 2012 5:57 pm

Public records bill would bring restrictions

SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Legislature might make the state's Freedom of Information Act less open.

April 13, 2011 5:45 pm
Quinn abolishes death penalty

Quinn abolishes death penalty

SPRINGFIELD | After two decades of debate about the risk of executing an innocent person, Illinois abolished the death penalty Wednesday, a decision that was certain to fuel renewed calls for other states to do the same.

March 09, 2011 12:21 pm

Higher electricity rates may be coming

SPRINGFIELD | Residents in Illinois could see an extra $3 to $5 surcharge on their monthly electricity bills next year.

March 09, 2011 11:43 am

Newspapers fight for government accountability in printed public notices

SPRINGFIELD | Newspapers are fired up over a measure introduced this week in the House that may cut down on government transparency.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am

Court ruling leaves lottery manager in legal limbo

SPRINGFIELD | Rather than quickly ramping up its operations, the company chosen to manage the Illinois Lottery is waiting for the state's highest court to signal if the potentially billion-dollar deal will stick.

February 03, 2011 12:00 am

DeLuca, Madigan to host consumer fraud seminar

LYNWOOD | A Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft Seminar will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 15  at Lynwood Village Hall, 21460 Lincoln Highway.

December 06, 2010 12:00 am

Sheriff calls for foreclosure investigations

CHICAGO | A monthlong moratorium on mortgage foreclosure evictions and an internal inquiry into court filings has revealed a pattern of irregularities that may rise to criminal conduct, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday.

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

Illinois targets alcohol/caffeine drinks

SPRINGFIELD | Chances are there are a handful of caffeinated alcohol drinks on the shelf at your local grocer or corner store. But they likely will be gone soon.

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

Jackson responds to LaHood's airport comments

WASHINGTON | Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday responded to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's comments, which suggested nobody had contacted him in his two years as secretary regarding the long-debated third airport proposal.

November 18, 2010 12:00 am
Don't blow a fuse over holiday decorations

Don't blow a fuse over holiday decorations

Give them your tired, your tangled, your holiday lights with burned-out reds and greens.

November 12, 2010 12:00 am Photos


Illinois candidates

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October 28, 2010 12:00 am Related

Treasurer’s race highlights down ballot battles

SPRINGFIELD | Democrat Alexi Giannoulias' bid to become Illinois' junior U.S. senator has triggered a spirited and potentially expensive battle for his current job as state treasurer.

October 26, 2010 12:00 am
Lisa Madigan

Lisa Madigan

Lisa Madigan, democratic candidate for Illinois Attorney General.

October 19, 2010 3:21 pm
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