Lisa Madigan

Illinois might not be done with the 2013 law reducing state employees’ pensions. Attorney General Lisa Madigan appears to be preparing an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

A legal battle over union fees is brewing, between Illinois Republican governor and Democratic Attorney General.

Illinois' Attorney General says Gov. Bruce Rauner had no authority to bring a fight over union dues to federal court. She's trying to dismiss the case.

Republican Gov. Rauner is trying to get rid of so-called "fair share" dues on two fronts: he's ordered state agencies to stop collecting them, and he's suing in federal court to toss out the underlying state law that requires them.

Amanda Vinicky/Illinois Public Radio

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

Amanda Vinicky/Illinois Public Radio

2014 was going to be a banner year for direct democracy in Illinois.

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

Rich Egger

Illinois' pension funds will be getting $100 million in restitution from J.P. Morgan Chase.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said she will not seek the Democratic nomination for governor.

AG Madigan on Pensions

Jun 10, 2013

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said ahead of the special assembly called by the Governor, pension reform is needed.

Amanda Vinicky

The bidding is starting early for Illinois Republicans interested in campaigning for Governor. The issue of who will run was a main topic of conversation during the GOP’s national convention in Tampa. 

So many Republicans are considering it that at one point during the convention, Pat Brady, Chair of the Illinois GOP, joked about it.

“I do want to thank those of you in the room that aren't running for governor,” Brady cracked.