Illinois Attorney General

Election 2014
1:54 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Madigan Vs. The Marine

Attorney General Lisa Madigan is escorted by American Legion members at a 2014 convention in Springfield; she's seeking a fourth term.
Credit Amanda Vinicky/Illinois Public Radio

The contest for Illinois attorney general pits a long-time incumbent against a prosecutor with international experience.

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Concealed Carry Appeals
11:56 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Attorney General Wants To Send Concealed Carry Cases Out Of Court

Originally published on Mon July 21, 2014 12:07 am

Illinois gun owners who've been denied a concealed carry permit can appeal. But instead of going through the courts, Illinois' Attorney General wants a state panel to decide those cases.

There are about 200 concealed carry denials before Illinois courts, brought by people who say they shouldn't have been deemed dangerous or a threat to public safety by Illinois' Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board.

Until recently, applicants didn't actually know why they were rejected.

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Election 2014
9:15 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Schimpf Says He Can Root Out Corruption

A self-described "politics junkie" said he won't be beholden to anyone if he is elected attorney general in Illinois.

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Illinois Environmentalists
11:17 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Groups Want Coal Mine Rules Enforced

Coal

Groups such as the Sierra Club of Illinois feel the state has plenty of regulations for coal mining, but enforcement of rules has been lax.

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