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In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 photo, Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, listens to lawmakers while on the House floor during special session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. Illinois House Democrats are trying to build momentum for a vote this week to defy Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on legislation they say could prevent labor unrest. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Davis increasing spending on healthcare, Madigan Ads countering Londrigan

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer October 25, 2020

Rodney Davis, a four-term Republican incumbent, is hoping to keep his 13th Congressional House seat with ads that criticize Betsy Londrigan’s close connection to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan...

State bill sets aim at cracking down on human trafficking

State bill sets aim at cracking down on human trafficking

House speaker Mike Madigan hopes to combat human trafficking with new bill with higher fines for traffickers and increased training
Bianca Cseke, Online Editor May 28, 2019

Chicago is the fifth-worst city for human trafficking, according to national advocacy organization Selah Freedom, and between 16,000 and 24,000 women and girls are trafficked every year in the city. Illinois...

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