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Press Room - March 2012

Press Room Archive and Index

3/29/12

MADIGAN: HOUSE PASSES DEBTORS’ RIGHTS ACT
Bill Would Ban Practice of Sending Debtors to Prison When They Cannot Afford to Pay

3/29/12

MADIGAN: AT&T, VERIZON BAN PHONE ‘CRAMMING’ SCAM AS STATE LEGISLATION TO STOP PRACTICE ADVANCES

3/29/12

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: SENATE UNANIMOUSLY PASSES BILL CRACKING DOWN ON TAX REFUND LOANS

3/28/12

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES CHARGES IN CHICAGO IDENTITY THEFT SCHEMES

3/26/12

MADIGAN: ‘OPERATION SMOKED OUT’ INVESTIGATORS EXPOSE MAJOR SYNTHETIC DRUG SUPPLIER IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS
Sweep Begins at Litchfield Retailers, Leads to Jerseyville Wholesaler

3/23/12

MADIGAN DEMANDS DEBT REDUCTION FOR FANNIE, FREDDIE BORROWERS
Attorney General Says Principal Reductions Needed to Stabilize Housing Market, Economy

3/21/12

HOUSE LAWMAKERS UNANIMOUSLY PASS BILL TO BAN ‘CRAMMING’

3/20/12

MADIGAN TESTIFIES IN D.C. ON ALARMING STUDENT DEBT LEVEL IN FOR-PROFIT SCHOOLS INDUSTRY
Attorney General Relays Abusive Tactics Seen in Illinois For-Profit Colleges to Support Durbin’s Bill to Allow Student Debt to Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

3/19/12

MADIGAN: SUBCONTRACTOR GUILTY IN SCHEME TO CHEAT CARPENTERS’ WAGES ON O’HARE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

3/16/12

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: UPHOLD EPA’S MERCURY EMISSIONS STANDARDS
Mercury Emissions Endanger Children and Pose Threats to Public Health

3/16/12

MADIGAN: SWEEP OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS IN PEORIA AND MACOMB
Retailers Surrender Nearly $7,500 in Illegal Synthetic Drugs

3/16/12

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN ASSIGNS TEAMS TO MONITOR ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION

3/14/12

MADIGAN SUES NATIONAL TAX PREPARER MO’ MONEY
Lawsuit Highlights Need to Crack Down on High Costs, Fees of Refund Anticipation Loans

3/12/12

MADIGAN RECOGNIZES SUNSHINE WEEK, DETAILS 2011 REQUESTS TO PUBLIC ACCESS COUNSELOR

3/12/12

MADIGAN: DHS CASEWORKER GUILTY IN KICKBACK SCHEME

3/12/12

NATIONAL FORECLOSURE SETTLEMENT FILED IN FEDERAL COURT, MADIGAN URGES ILLINOIS BORROWERS TO SEEK HELP

3/8/12

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN, CHRISTIAN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENTS CONFISCATE THOUSANDS OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS
Four Retailers Give Up Over $52,000 in Illegal Synthetic Drugs

3/7/12

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN COLLECTS MORE THAN $900 MILLION IN STATE REVENUE IN 2011
Attorney General’s office generated nearly $30 for every tax dollar spent

3/6/12

HOUSE VOTES UNANIMOUSLY FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN’S PROPOSAL TO COMBAT SYNTHETIC DRUGS
Attorney General’s Investigators Conduct New Round of Store Visits, Remove $33,000 Worth of Synthetic Drugs From Store Shelves in Mason, Fulton Counties

3/5/12

MADIGAN, FTC, BBB & ADVOCATES WARN CONSUMERS TO PHONE BILL SCAM

(en español)

3/1/12

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
MADIGAN WARNS RESIDENTS TO REMAIN ALERT FOR "STORM CHASERS" AFTER SEVERE STORMS, TORNADO HIT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

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