Madigan wins court battle against referendums
BY DAN MIHALOPOULOS Staff Reporter June 27, 2014 12:38PM
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) ORG XMIT: ILSP116
Updated: June 28, 2014 2:08AM
In a win for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Cook County judge on Friday ruled in favor of a lawsuit that aimed to stop two referendums on the November ballot — one that would impose term limits, the other that would change the state's redistricting process. READ MORE.