Attorney General http://wuis.org en GOP Attorney General Candidate: Lisa Madigan Too Loyal To Democrats http://wuis.org/post/gop-attorney-general-candidate-lisa-madigan-too-loyal-democrats <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Repubican Party’s longshot candidate for Illinois attorney general is throwing punches at the incumbent Democrat, Lisa Madigan. Paul Schimpf says Madigan is a political insider incapable of going after corruption.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:24:16 +0000 Hannah Meisel 25692 at http://wuis.org GOP Attorney General Candidate: Lisa Madigan Too Loyal To Democrats Deal Reached On University Pensions http://wuis.org/post/deal-reached-university-pensions <p>Even as the "We Are One" broad coalition of unions seeks to prevent any of the pension law from taking effect next month, a new agreement would prevent parts of it from being implemented.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It mostly affects university and community college employees nearing the end of their careers.</span></p><p>The deal, between the State Universities Annuitants Association and the attorney general, could put a stop to a surge of retirements at Illinois' public universities.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:49:03 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 24982 at http://wuis.org Deal Reached On University Pensions JPMorgan Chase To Pay Illinois Pension Funds $100 Million http://wuis.org/post/jpmorgan-chase-pay-illinois-pension-funds-100-million <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bank JPMorgan Chase will pay Illinois' pension funds $100 million under a </span><a href="http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2013/November/13-ag-1237.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">national settlement</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced Tuesday. The payment is a result of the bank's misconduct leading up to the Great Recession.</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:25:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 13403 at http://wuis.org JPMorgan Chase To Pay Illinois Pension Funds $100 Million Marine To Challenge Lisa Madigan http://wuis.org/post/marine-challenge-lisa-madigan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Attorney General Lisa Madigan beat her last opponent by </span><a href="http://elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalsList.aspx?ElectionType=GE&amp;ElectionID=29&amp;SearchType=OfficeSearch&amp;OfficeID=5332&amp;QueryType=Office&amp;" style="line-height: 1.5;">more than a million votes</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:00:07 +0000 Brian Mackey 8986 at http://wuis.org Marine To Challenge Lisa Madigan AG Says Springfield School Board Violated Open Meetings Act http://wuis.org/post/ag-says-springfield-school-board-violated-open-meetings-act <p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 22:02:11 +0000 Rachel Otwell 3085 at http://wuis.org AG Says Springfield School Board Violated Open Meetings Act