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Press Room - October 2017

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10/31/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN AND FTC REACH $9 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH PHANTOM DEBT COLLECTOR

10/30/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN URGES CONGRESS TO EVALUATE USE OF BUMP STOCKS
Madigan & 32 Attorneys General Send Bipartisan Letter in the Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

10/30/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES SUPREME COURT BRIEF DEFENDING CONSTITUTIONALITY OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS
Amicus Brief Filed in Case Involving Colorado Business that Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couple

10/30/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN REMINDS FAMILIES TO CHECK SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY TO PLAN SAFE TRICK-OR-TREAT ROUTES

10/26/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN APPLAUDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO MAKE CREDIT FREEZES FREE TO CONSUMERS
Madigan Calls on Senate to Pass Legislation to Prevent Consumer Reporting Agencies From Charging Fees to Guard Against Identity Theft

10/25/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SUES NATIONAL PAYDAY LENDER FOR UNLAWFUL USE OF NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS
Madigan Alleges Highly Restrictive Non-Compete Agreements Unenforceable Under Illinois Law

10/25/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: SENATE ACTS TO PROTECT STUDENT LOAN BORROWERS FROM DECEPTIVE STUDENT LOAN COMPANIES
Madigan Applauds Senate Override of Governor’s Veto of Student Loan Bill of Rights That Would Rein in Abuse by Student Loan Companies

10/25/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN APPLAUDS HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO MAKE CREDIT FREEZES FREE TO CONSUMERS
Madigan Calls on Representatives to Pass Legislation to Prevent Consumer Reporting Agencies From Charging Fees to Guard Against Identity Theft

10/25/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN ANNOUNCES $220 MILLION MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH DEUTSCHE BANK FOR MANIPULATING INTEREST RATE BENCHMARKS
LIBOR Manipulation Hurt Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations in Illinois and Across the Country

10/24/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN DEMANDS U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY DEVOS REJECT STUDENT LOAN SERVICING INDUSTRY’S DEMAND FOR IMMUNITY FROM STATE LAW OVERSIGHT AND ENFORCEMENT
Madigan & Officials from 25 States Oppose Improper Industry Attempt to Sideline State Regulators amid Student Loan Crisis

10/24/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN OPPOSES CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY
Madigan & Attorneys General Detail How Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Would Undermine Local Public Safety Decisions, Endanger Communities & Police

10/23/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN: LEGISLATURE MUST PROTECT STUDENT LOAN BORROWERS FROM DECEPTIVE STUDENT LOAN COMPANIES
Madigan, Advocates Urge Legislative Override of Governor’s Veto of Student Loan Bill of Rights That Would Rein in Abuse by Student Loan Companies

10/20/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN DEFENSE OF CALIFORNIA LAW BANNING LARGE-CAPACITY AMMUNITION MAGAZINES
Brief Argues Second Amendment Leaves States Room to Implement Reasonable Firearm Regulations

10/20/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST PEOPLES GAS OVER NATURAL GAS LEAK
Court Grants Madigan's Request for Immediate Relief to Ensure Safe Drinking Water for Residents

10/19/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN REACHES $120 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH GENERAL MOTORS OVER DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCH
Illinois to Receive $3.1 Million of National Settlement

10/19/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SUES VETERANS’ ASSOCATION FOR LURING VETS AND THEIR FAMILIES INTO PENSION BENEFITS SCAM
Madigan Alleges Association Misrepresented Financial Eligibility Requirements for VA Pension Program and Benefits

10/18/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SEEKS EMERGENCY INJUNCTION TO COMPEL FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION TO FOLLOW LAW AND PAY AMERICANS’ INSURANCE PLAN SUBSIDIES

10/18/17

MADIGAN: CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER RULED SEXUALLY VIOLENT

10/17/17

MADIGAN: CHICAGO WOMAN CHARGED FOR DEFRAUDING STATE OF NEARLY $1 MILLION IN MEDICAID FUNDING

10/17/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SUES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FAILING TO DISCLOSE IMMIGRATION RECORDS

10/17/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN SUES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR REFUSING TO ENFORCE GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT RULE
Lawsuit Filed Against Education Department & Secretary DeVos for Refusing to Enforce Rule That Protects Students and Taxpayers from Abuse by Predatory For-Profit Schools

10/17/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES BRIEF OPPOSING BAN ON TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS IN THE MILITARY

10/13/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT TO DEFEND AMERICANS' HEALTH INSURANCE AGAINST EXECUTIVE ACTION
Federal Administration's Abrupt Decision to Halt Healthcare Subsidies Under the Affordable Care Act will Increase Costs for Illinois Residents

10/13/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST STUDENT LOAN DEBT RELIEF SCAM IN NATIONAL CRACKDOWN BY 12 ATTORNEYS GENERAL & THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

10/12/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN FILES BRIEF TO PROTECT LGBTQ WORKERS FROM DISCRIMINATION
Madigan & 17 Other AGs Argue Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII

10/10/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN CALLS ON CREDIT BUREAUS TO HALT FEES FOR CONSUMERS IMPACTED BY MASSIVE EQUIFAX BREACH
Madigan & 37 Attorneys General Call on Other Big Consumer Reporting Agencies to Stop Charging Fees to Guard Against Identity Theft

10/10/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN RESPONDS TO U.S. EPA’S REPEAL OF THE CLEAN POWER PLAN
Madigan Vows to Sue to Halt Repeal of Critical Environmental Program

10/06/17

MADIGAN: CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER RULED SEXUALLY VIOLENT

10/05/17

MADIGAN & ATTORNEYS GENERAL PLEDGE LAWSUIT AGAINST U.S. EPA FOR IGNORING KEY CLEAN AIR DEADLINE
Madigan & 13 Attorneys General File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA Over Its Failure to Designate Areas Impacted By Smog – The Clean Air Act "Trigger" For Required Reductions In Dangerous Air Pollution

10/04/17

MADIGAN REACHES $1 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH SUBURBAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR FALSIFYING PAYROLL RECORDS ON PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS
Madigan’s Settlement Addresses Contractors’ Alleged Abuse of State’s Prevailing Wage Laws

10/03/17

MADIGAN: CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER RULED SEXUALLY VIOLENT

10/02/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN CALLS ON CONGRESS TO CHANGE FEDERAL LAW TO MAKE DRUG TREATMENT MORE AFFORDABLE & ACCESSIBLE
Madigan & Attorneys General Urge Passage of “Road to Recovery” Act That Will Make Drug Treatment Options More Available Nationwide

10/02/17

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN CONVENES STUDENT LOAN FORUM IN CARBONDALE & URGES LAWMAKERS TO ENACT STUDENT LOAN BILL OF RIGHTS
AG Madigan & Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Override Governor’s Veto of Senate Bill 1351 to Better Protect Illinois Student Loan Borrowers

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