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8/31/17

MADIGAN TO U.S. EPA: RETRACT ADMINISTRATOR PRUITT'S ERRONEOUS & INAPPROPRIATE CLEAN POWER PLAN GUIDANCE
Madigan Joins Coalition Calling Out EPA Administrator Pruitt for Providing Incorrect Legal Advice to Governors & Reneging on His Pledge to Recuse Himself from Clean Power Plan Litigation

8/29/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY OF CHICAGO TO OBTAIN CONSENT DECREE FOR POLICE REFORM
Madigan Seeks Court-Enforceable Consent Decree Overseen by Federal Judge to Obtain Lasting Police Reform in Response to Justice Department Investigation into Chicago Police Department

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City of Chicago lawsuit PDF Document

8/25/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: GOVERNOR FAILS TO PROTECT STUDENT LOAN BORROWERS FROM DECEPTIVE STUDENT LOAN COMPANIES
Governor Vetoes Madigan's Student Loan Bill of Rights That Would have Reined in Abuse by Student Loan Companies

8/25/17

MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST ALTERNATIVE RETAIL ELECTRIC SUPPLIER FOR LURING CUSTOMERS INTO EXPENSIVE CONTRACTS
Sperian Energy Charged Customers More than $12 Million More for Electricity than Traditional Utility Companies

8/25/17

MADIGAN SUES COOK COUNTY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY THAT SCAMMED RESIDENTS TO LIVE EXTRAVAGANT LIFESTYLE

8/24/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: ILLINOIS STRENGTHENS HATE CRIMES LAW
New Law Initiated by Madigan Strengthens Hate Crimes Law to Include Use of Technology in Hate Crimes & Allows Victims to Pursue Civil Cause of Action

8/18/17

MADIGAN: $465 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH DRUGMAKER MYLAN FOR UNDERPAYING MEDICAID REBATES FOR EPIPENS
Illinois to Receive Over $6.3 Million in Restitution & Other Recovery in Settlement

8/18/17

MADIGAN: CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER RULED SEXUALLY VIOLENT

8/18/17

MADIGAN REACHES $4.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH DRUGMAKER INSYS FOR DECEPTIVELY SELLING & MARKETING HIGHLY ADDICTIVE OPIOID PAINKILLER
Attorney General’s Settlement with Drug Company That Peddled Prescription Opioid for Unapproved Uses Will Fund Drug Treatment in Illinois Communities

8/17/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN JOINS COALITION TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF EMPLOYEES’ RIGHTS

8/17/17

MADIGAN: SETTLEMENT WITH DEFUNCT HEDGE FUND WILL PROVIDE MILLIONS IN RELIEF FOR FORMER STUDENTS OF CORINTHIAN COLLEGES
Madigan, CFPB & 12 Other Attorneys General Reach Settlement That Will Cancel Student Loan Debt that Originated with Deceptive Loan Scheme

8/17/17

***CONSUMER ALERT***
ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN WARNS ILLINOIS RESIDENTS TO SCAMS TIED TO UPCOMING SOLAR ECLIPSE

8/16/17

MADIGAN & ATTORNEYS GENERAL URGE CONGRESS TO AMEND SEX TRAFFICKING LAW

8/16/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN CONVENES STUDENT LOAN FORUM IN CHAMPAIGN & URGES GOVERNOR TO SIGN STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS
AG Madigan & Advocates Urge Governor to sign Senate Bill 1351 to Better Protect Illinois Student Loan Borrowers

8/14/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN CONVENES STUDENT LOAN FORUM & URGES GOVERNOR TO SIGN STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS
AG Madigan & Advocates Urge Governor to sign Senate Bill 1351 to Better Protect Illinois Student Loan Borrowers

8/13/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: ILLINOIS ELIMINATES STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS ON CHILD SEX ABUSE CRIMES
Measure Initiated by Madigan to Eliminate Criminal Statutes of Limitations for Felony Child Sexual Abuse and Assault Crimes Becomes Law

8/11/17

MADIGAN: CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER RULED SEXUALLY VIOLENT

8/10/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN AND 32 OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL REACH SETTLEMENT WITH NATIONWIDE OVER DATA BREACH

8/10/17

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO IMPROVE RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIMES IN WESTERN ILLINOIS
Grant Funding from Madigan’s Joint Sexual Assault Working Group Will Increase Availability of Specially Trained Authorities & Nurses to Increase Successful Prosecution of Sexual Assault Crimes in Western Illinois

8/9/17

MADIGAN OPPOSES EPA’S PROPOSED ILLEGAL DELAY OF RULE LIMITING METHANE EMISSIONS
Madigan & Coalition Say Rule Prevents Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Sources in Oil & Gas Sector

8/9/17

MADIGAN CHARGES ROCK ISLAND BUSINESS OWNER WITH THEFT & TAX FRAUD FOR DEFRAUDING THE STATE

8/8/17

MADIGAN JOINS COALITION OF STATES URGING FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT NURSING HOME AND LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS

8/8/17

MADIGAN: ESSEX TOWNSHIP CLERK PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT, SENTENCED TO PRISON
Attorney General Pursued Public Corruption Charges of Kankakee Area Official Over Brazen Theft of Taxpayer Money

8/7/17

MADIGAN: WILL COUNTY BUSINESS OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX FRAUD

8/4/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES NEW BRIEF IN TRAVEL BAN CASE
Madigan & 15 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Opposing Administration’s Appeal of District Court Order Stating Grandparents & Close Relatives of U.S. Residents Cannot be Subject to Travel Ban

8/2/17

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH DIRECT AUTO
Attorney General’s Settlement Ends Discriminatory Practices Against People with Disabilities

8/2/17

MADIGAN: CHICAGO RESTAURANT OWNER CHARGED WITH TAX EVASION FOR DEFRAUDING THE STATE

8/1/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN JOINS LAWSUIT AGAINST U.S. EPA FOR STALLING ACTION ON CLEAN AIR
Madigan & 15 Attorneys General Challenge EPA’s Illegal One-Year Delay in Protecting Public Health from Dangerous Smog Pollution

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