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Madigan Fumigation Bill

House Votes To Fire Employees Hired By Disgraced Governors Ryan And Blagojevich

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois House is trying to get rid of political cronies who were given state jobs by two disgraced former governors. T...

Madigan Drastically Reducing State 'Fumigation' Bill, From 3,000 To 700 Firings

State Journal-Register | Doug Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Efforts to "fumigate" state government are being scaled back and now would only affect about 700 people, House Speaker Michael Madigan said today....

Quinn Hedging On State Employee Firing Plan (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn is backing away from Speaker Michael Madigan's broad plan to "fumigate" the government's ranks with job cuts, the State Journal-Registe...