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Editorial: For Illinois attorney general, the clear choice is Kwame Raoul

Nine sitting or recent members of the Illinois General Assembly have been charged with federal crimes since 2019. State Sen. Emil Jones III is the latest. He faces bribery charges in connection with the state’s notorious red-light camera scandal, and has entered a not guilty plea. Preceding him are four former Senate Democratic colleagues, Thomas […]

Endorsement: Kwame Raoul for attorney general

The race for Illinois attorney general is one of those statewide elections that often get overlooked until voters pull up their ballots in the voting booth. That is more than unfortunate. The office provides protections for, among other things, consumers, the environment, health care, access to government information, as well as public safety. If not […]

Illinois takes Equal Rights Amendment to appeals court

SPRINGFIELD — Attorneys for the state of Illinois joined their colleagues in Nevada and Virginia Wednesday in asking a federal appellate court to declare that the Equal Rights Amendment has been legally ratified as the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. “I have a daughter who intends to practice law, and the Constitution she will […]

Attorney general seeking more money for consumers from ComEd for scandal tied to House Speaker Michael Madigan

A month after state regulators ordered Commonwealth Edison to pay $38 million in refunds due to the scandal tied to ex-House Speaker Michael Madigan, the Illinois attorney general wants consumers to get a little more. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Tuesday said ComEd used “accounting tricks” that cost consumers millions of dollars when the […]

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