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IL A/G sues VW, says must pay for emissions 'defeat devices' on diesel cars

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 8, 2016, 6:31pm

Illinois’ attorney general has become the latest official to take automaker Volkswagen to court over the installation of devices designed to deceive government emissions tests, filing suit in Chicago to demand Volkswagen pay for the deception, which regulators said allowed vehicles to emit more pollution than allowed by law.

Illinois attorney general joins lawsuit to block merger of Humana into Aetna

Deana Carpenter Aug. 10, 2016, 8:04pm

CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is the latest attorney general to join a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Justice to block the proposed merger of Humana and Aetna.

Chicago lawyer says non-compete clause shouldn't apply to Jimmy John's employees

Dawn Geske Jun. 29, 2016, 3:30pm

The attorney general for Illinois has filed a lawsuit against fast food franchisor Jimmy John’s and several Jimmy John’s franchisees operating in Illinois, over its non-compete agreements.

Illinois AG seeks $60,000 in penalties for Ford Heights tire fire

Carrie Salls Jun. 25, 2016, 4:14pm

CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit against a suburban recycling company following a tire fire that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) claims jeopardized air and water quality. 

IL Attorney General joins push to end retail's 'unfair biz practice' on-call shift scheduling

Mark Powell Jun. 10, 2016, 9:45am

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan along with her counterparts in eight other states have sent letters to large retail corporations in a bid to pressure retailers and others to end their use of so-called “on-call” shifts for workers.

IL state officials tossed from discrimination lawsuit vs Eden Supportive Living over mental health policies

Dan Churney Sep. 8, 2015, 11:01pm

A Chicago federal judge has tossed several state officials, including former Gov. Patrick Quinn, from a suit brought by two women and a fair housing group, which alleged officials wrongly barred the mentally ill from a Medicaid-supported housing program.