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Stories with person: Lisa Madigan
  • new storyBill would allow cameras in Illinois nursing homes 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 5:08 pm

    QUINCY, Illinois - Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs legislation approved by the General Assembly.

  • Without a budget, providers prepare, officials go to court story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 10:41 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois' government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service providers buckled up for a bumpy summer ride and state officials asked what bills could be paid if the impasse continues.

  • Democrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix it story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 8:23 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning for another month, leaving the state without a way to pay bills and leading to questions about what will happen Wednesday morning.

  • Rauner personnel agency says full payroll could be met 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 3:17 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A letter obtained by The Associated Press shows that Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's personnel agency has concluded that he should continue paying state employees full wages during a budget impasse.

  • Judge orders Chicago man accused of cons to halt business 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 5:07 am

    CHICAGO - A Cook County judge has ordered a Chicago man accused of scamming more than 100 people over several decades to stop operating mortgage and home repair businesses.