• AG Madigan files opposition to Tribune-Sinclair merger with FCC

    Madigan and attorneys general from Maryland, Massachusetts and Rhode Island filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission opposing the merger, arguing it would decrease consumer choice and the diversity of voices in the media marketplace.

    Chicago Sun-Times, November 2, 2017
     
  • Illinois sues payday lender over low-wage workers forced to sign noncompete agreements

    “Check Into Cash inappropriately tries to retain low-income workers by requiring them to sign unfair noncompete agreements that attempt to prevent workers from getting better jobs elsewhere,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a news release. “We should be encouraging, not stopping, people to get better, higher-paying jobs.”

    Chicago Tribune, October 26, 2017
     

     

  • Illinois AG: Veterans defrauded in VA pension scam

    “Unfortunately, too many veterans and their widows are the targets of scammers who make false promises but big profits promising to provide financial security to veterans’ families,” Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a news release. “I will continue to stop these despicable scammers from taking advantage of people who have sacrificed to serve our country.”

    Chicago Tribune, October 23, 2017
     
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