Supreme Court Won't Take Up Appeal of State Worker Pay CaseJustices on Monday denied Madigan's request to bypass the appellate court and take the matter directly to the Supreme Court.
Ill. GOP Measure Would Pay State Workers - Budget or NotThe issue arose when Democrat Attorney General Lisa Madigan sought an order to stop paychecks because there's no budgetary authority to issue them.
Illinois AG to Appeal Denial of Request to Halt Worker PayAttorney General Lisa Madigan said she will appeal the judge's ruling, noting the state's constitution requires an enacted appropriation for state spending.
UPDATE: Madigan Seeks to Stop State Workers' Pay Until Budget PassedRepublicans are denouncing Madigan's action. Gov. Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly called the filing "disappointing.''
Jimmy John's Agrees to End Non-Compete Deals in IllinoisA Jimmy John's news release said the company is pleased to resolve the lawsuit.
Attorney General Warns of New Credit Card ScamIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning people about scammers taking advantage of consumer confusion over new credit cards that are embedded with computer chips.
Legal Fight Over State Worker Pay Sees 2 Key Rulings FridayThe legal ping pong over paying Illinois government workers without a budget took new bounces Friday, with appellate justices reversing one order and the Supreme Court declining to step into the fray.
Illinois High Court Rejects Intervention on State PaychecksThe Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request by state officials to decide the issue of paying government workers during the budget crisis.
Illinois Attorney General is Not Sure About Paying WorkersAttorney General Lisa Madigan raised doubts Monday about Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to continue paying state employees even if there's no budget agreement by Wednesday.
Central Ill. Man Facing Child Pornography ChargesA central Illinois man has been charged with possessing and distributing thousands of computer files containing child pornography, prosecutors said Thursday.
Lawmaker Urges "Common Sense" Concealed Carry LawFederal judge ruled in December that the state's concealed carry ban was unconstitutional.
Update: Battle Lines Drawn on Illinois Concealed Carry Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.