Prosecution this past summer under a Gov. Pat Quinn-era revised eavesdropping law that placed a teenage Manteno Middle School student at the center of an international media storm ended in dismissal this week.
Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) contributed $21.1 million to 30 state House races this election cycle, including $3,445,351 to 22 fellow Democrats in the week leading up to Tuesday’s general election.
The number of competitive Illinois state legislative races in the Nov. 6 midterm elections will be 18 more than what it was four years ago as more major-party candidates go head-to-head is districts across the state.
With less than a week left before voters go to the polls, Kankakee State House candidate Lisa Dugan received another $135,858 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Oct. 18 and Oct. 26, state filings show.