The 2012 email was written by a top ally to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.
An email lauding a state worker for keeping “his mouth shut” about a “rape in Champaign” is “extremely serious and troubling,” Madigan said Wednesday.
In an email obtained by WBEZ, a Michael Madigan ally urged top aides to then-Gov. Pat Quinn to avoid firing the favored worker.
In 2016, two of ComEd’s former executives sued over legislative redistricting. Now they’re caught up in a federal probe into the utility.
Jay Doherty’s resignation Friday comes after WBEZ reported his connection to a ComEd lobbyist with ties to House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Democrat Martin Sandoval announced his resignation from the Senate Wednesday, two months after his office and home were raided by the feds.
The federal criminal investigation into ComEd and Exelon’s lobbying and hiring is touching some of Illinois’ most powerful pols.
Raymond Nice took direction from Jay Doherty, the power company lobbyist whose office was raided by the feds in May.
In an email obtained by WBEZ, a confidant of powerful Democrat Michael Madigan directed an elite group of about 20 favored lobbyists.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle asked Tobolski to resign for missing meetings. He blames health issues for his absence.