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Attorney General Lisa Madigan

How a New Illinois Law Could Protect 12 Million From Identity Theft

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.25.2015 | Chicago

It's no surprise that Illinois consumers expressed identity theft as their No. 2 complaint, right behind debt, according to the state attorney general's office.

Dear Mr. Peabody: No One's Loss of Life, Liberty and Health For Your Coal Profits Is Acceptable Collateral Damage

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In the tradition of King and the civil rights movement, students and community advocates at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale also held protests for divestment from Peabody yesterday.

Illinois Residents Stand Up to Peabody Coal at Historic EPA Hearing: Will AG Madigan Bring Justice to Rocky Branch?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

It was a historic evening in Harrisburg, Illinois and for the first time in decades, southern Illinois residents brought the spotlight to issues of civil rights and the state's spiraling crisis from a poorly regulated coal mining rush.

Female Attorney General Asked How She Can Be A Mom And Politician

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

As speculation grows whether Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) will mount a challenge to Gov. Pat Quinn (D) in 2014, Madigan is already being...

Attorney General Sues For-Profit Westwood College Alleging 'Deceptive Practices'

Posted 01.18.2012 | Chicago

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit against for-profit Westwood College Wednesday, alleging the criminal justice degrees they award...

Man Sued After Creating Fake Government Agency, Stealing From Immigrants In Need

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit Thursday against a Chicago man who allegedly preyed upon immigrants, posing as an official government agency ...

'We Stop The Killings' Charity Actually A Fraud, Says AG

Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Let's say, this holiday season, you were looking to donate some money to a good cause: a charity that fought against inner-city violence. You might ha...

Lisa Madigan On Short(ish) List For Supreme Court Replacement

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago lists Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 43, as one of its top 21 Supreme Court prospects. She said, "It's flattering to even be menti...

Madigan Lieutenant Governor Bill Moves To House, Could Eliminate Office By 2015

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan's push to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor took one step forward Wednesday, as the House Executive Comm...

Lisa Madigan Sues Two Allegedly Bogus Modeling Agencies In Scam Crackdown

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Attorney General's office announced that it will file suit against two Chicago-based modeling agencies as part of a nationwide crackdown on job sc...

Lisa Madigan Pushes For Submitting Evidence In Sexual Assault Cases

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will push for legislation mandating the timely submission of physical evidence in sexual assault cases, her off...

Attorney General Lisa Madigan Opens Investigation Into Chicago Parking Meter Deal

Chicago Reader | Mick Dumke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan has opened an investigation into the "transaction and implementation" of Chicago's parking meter privatization ...