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Madigan allies indicted in ComEd bribery scheme

(The Center Square) -- Months after utility Commonwealth Edison admitted to a patronage scheme to curry favor from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, some of the Chicago Democrat’s closest allies are now facing criminal charges.…

Cries for Madigan to step down get louder

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, said he’s not going anywhere despite members of his own party saying it’s time for him to step down as party leader. State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is making a…

US attorney OKs lawmakers to subpoena Madigan in ComEd probe

SPRINGFIELD -- U.S. Attorney John Lausch Jr. has cleared Illinois lawmakers to conduct interviews of key players in an admitted patronage scheme by ComEd to curry favor with House Speaker Michael Madigan, including questioning the speaker…

State coalition calls for utility ethics

SPRINGFIELD – A coalition of environmental, business and faith groups is calling for legislation that would make the ethics reform measures recently imposed on utility giant Commonwealth Edison apply to all utilities in Illinois, with…

Michael Madigan implicated in criminal probe involving ComEd

(THE CENTER SQUARE) – Referring to him as “Public Official A,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office implicated House Speaker Michael Madigan in announcing criminal charges against utility company ComEd as part of a sweeping corruption and bribery…