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Search Warrants Issued for Lawmaker’s Home, Office

Authorities say federal search warrants have been executed at the Elgin home and office of state Rep. Keith Farnham.

03/14/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Getty/Scott Olson)

Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.

12/05/2013

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Illinois Lawmakers OK Plan to Fix $100B Pension Crisis

The House voted 62-53 in favor of the plan, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it. The Senate approved the measure 30-24 just minutes earlier.

12/03/2013

Illinois Capitol

Illinois Legislators Reach Pension Deal

After more than five months of work, Illinois’ legislative leaders announced Wednesday they’ve reached a deal to help solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation’s worst.

11/27/2013

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Illinois House To Convene Next Week On Pensions

Illinois House lawmakers are expected to gather in Springfield next week to approve a possible solution to the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis.

11/26/2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Getty/Alex Wong)

Judge Sets Sept. Arguments in Lawmaker Pay Suit

Cook County Circuit Judge said oral arguments will be presented Sept. 18 for the lawsuit filed by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.

08/06/2013

Geithner, Holder Unveil Plan To Protect Consumers Against Predatory Lenders

Madigan to Seek Re-Election, Not Run for Governor

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says instead of running for Illinois governor she has decided to seek another term in her current position.

07/15/2013

Senate voted in favor 32-25

Illinois House Speaker Plans New Vote on Pension Plan

Michael Madigan is planning a fresh vote on his plan to overhaul the public-employee pension system, despite a request by the governor.

06/12/2013

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Ill. House Approves Concealed Carry Bill Opposed by Gov. Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office has called the plan a “massive overreach” because it would wipe out all local gun regulations, including Chicago’s ban on assault-style weapons.

05/24/2013

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Madigan: Gay Marriage 12 Votes Short in House

A proposal to make Illinois the 10th state to allow gay marriage will face a “very difficult” reception in the Illinois House.

03/13/2013

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