Welch, Among Contenders Mentioned for Attorney General, Rules Out Run

Monday, September 18, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

A Sept. 16 report by NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern lists state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) as among possible contenders to replace sitting Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who announced last Friday that she would not seek reelection to what would have been a fifth term in office.

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Press Release: Attorney General Madigan Files Suit Against Chicago Area Lender For Selling Short-Term Loan Designed To Evade State Reforms

Thursday, March 27, 2014  RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2014 Media Contact: Maura Possley || 312-814-3118 || mpossley@atg.state.il.us || @ILAttyGeneral  Chicago – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit today against a Chicago area short term lender for designing and selling a new emerging short-term loan intended to thwart important protections in Illinois law against predatory lending and trap borrowers in an inescapable cycle of debt. Madigan filed … Continue reading Press Release: Attorney General Madigan Files Suit Against Chicago Area Lender For Selling Short-Term Loan Designed To Evade State Reforms

Press Release: Madigan Urges Consumers To Protect Against Identity Theft In Wake Of Data Breaches

The following release was issued by Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office:  Chicago – Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted consumers to several steps they can take to protect themselves against identity theft and unauthorized charges in the wake of data breaches reported by Target and Neiman Marcus stores nationwide. Madigan is urging consumers to immediately take several steps to protect their bank and credit card accounts: … Continue reading Press Release: Madigan Urges Consumers To Protect Against Identity Theft In Wake Of Data Breaches