Movie Goes After Mike Madigan

A press release from the Illinois Policy Institute: New documentary “Madigan: Power, privilege, politics” to screen across Illinois this week Documentary will be screened this week in Springfield and Downers Grove; screenings also scheduled for Woodstock, Kankakee, Elgin, Chicago, Elmhurst, … Continue reading

Republican Alan Skillicorn Challenges Democrat Nancy Zettler Not To Vote for Mike Madigan for House Speaker

The man running for take State Rep. Mike Tryon’s seat–Alan Skillicorn–is challenging his Democratic Party opponent–Nancy Zetler–to pledge not to support Mike Madigan for House Speaker, if she is elected. Not much chance of that, considering so-called “Independent” Democrat Jack … Continue reading

Madigan Nervous about Trump

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Illinois Democratic Party Chairman (and House Speaker) Mike Madigan is leery of Donald Trump’s candidacy for President. “Now that the Republicans have nominated Trump, or appear ready to, don’t rest on your laurels,” Madigan told … Continue reading

Cutting Legislators’ Pay

That’s what State Comptroller Leslie Munger has decided to do, according to the Chicago Tribune. She reasons that other bills are more important to pay. If Governor Bruce Rauner really wants to catch the attention of Madigan, Cullerton and the … Continue reading