WBEZ Investigation: Former Madigan Aides, Political Allies Power ComEd’s Springfield Lobbying

Michael Madigan and Heather Wier Vaught
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, appears with Heather Wier Vaught, right, attorney for Speaker Madigan's personal political committee, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Springfield, Ill. John O’Connor / Associated Press
Michael Madigan and Heather Wier Vaught
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, appears with Heather Wier Vaught, right, attorney for Speaker Madigan's personal political committee, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Springfield, Ill. John O’Connor / Associated Press

WBEZ Investigation: Former Madigan Aides, Political Allies Power ComEd’s Springfield Lobbying

Fifteen of the 23 firms that worked for ComEd this year hired lobbyists with direct ties to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, according to a new WBEZ investigation.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Dan Mihalopoulos for more on the investigation.

GUEST: Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ politics reporter