Posts Tagged “Michael J. Madigan”

Madigan was never the real issue in the last election

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Madigan was never the real issue in the last election

Madigan was never the real issue in the last election Republican leaders in Illinois were easily swept aside and out of office by Democrats in the November 6 General Elections mainly because too much effort was put into personal attacks including against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. Voters are far more intelligent than some…

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Madigan accuses Trump of attacking sexual harassment survivors

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Madigan accuses Trump of attacking sexual harassment survivors

Madigan accuses Trump of attacking sexual harassment survivors Madigan: Trump Administration’s Proposed Title IX Overhaul is an Attack on Sexual Assault Survivors Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, issued the following statement regarding Friday’s action by the Trump Administration’s Education Department that proposed new rules governing school sexual harassment and assault…

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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21 Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment

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Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment

Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, released the following statement Wednesday: “Addressing harassment, increasing access and ensuring equality of all forms are issues of great importance to the Democratic Party of Illinois, and the time and commitment that Comptroller Mendoza, Senator Bush and Representative…

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity Statement from Chief of Staff Jessica Basham on Gender Diversity Statistics Jessica Basham, chief of staff for the Office of the Speaker, released the following statement Tuesday on diversity and the hiring of women: “While recent reporting by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform recognizes the importance of…

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Madigan urges extension of bill to protect women

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Madigan urges extension of bill to protect women

Madigan urges extension of bill to protect women Illinois Democrats Say Violence Against Women Act Must be Reauthorized Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, released the following statement supporting the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). “Twenty-four years ago, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act, a landmark piece…

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Basham, Madigan bolster Human Resource staffing to change “Capitol Culture”

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Basham, Madigan bolster Human Resource staffing to change “Capitol Culture”

Basham, Madigan bolster Human Resource staffing to change “Capitol Culture” House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and new chief of staff Jessica Basham announced they will begin conducting a thorough search to hire a human resources director and an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action officer to promote a fair, equitable, and unbiased work environment for the 200…

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House Democrats Pass Sweeping Gun Safety Measures, Answering Nationwide Call from Student Activists

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House Democrats Pass Sweeping Gun Safety Measures, Answering Nationwide Call from Student Activists

House Democrats pass sweeping Gun Safety Measures, answering nationwide call from student activists Responding to a nationwide call from students and parents for immediate action on gun safety in the wake of another tragic mass shooting, Illinois House Democrats passed critical legislation reducing access to assault rifles, banning the sale of ‘bump stock’ modifications, and…

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House moves Rauner/Madigan-Backed procurement reforms

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House moves Rauner/Madigan-Backed procurement reforms

House moves Rauner/Madigan-Backed procurement reforms Statement from Speaker Madigan on Passage of Rauner-Backed Procurement Reforms SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Monday after the House voted to pass Senate Bill 8, a package of reforms negotiated by Gov. Bruce Rauner to help streamline acquisition of goods and services, reducing costs…

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