The Daily Northwestern

Democrat Michael Madigan re-elected House Speaker

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics

Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) was re-elected as the head of the house Wednesday days before Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s inauguration. After a four-year battle with outgoing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner,...

Senate leadership reveals state budget legislation package

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

Leaders in the Illinois Senate presented a package of bills meant to help the General Assembly pass a budget on Monday. Sen. President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Senate minority leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) negotiated...