"The administration's attempt to prioritize other peoples' beliefs over necessary health care is unwise, immoral and illegal," Madigan said. "Stranger's beliefs should not dictate whether you are able to receive the health care you need and want."Read More
“This offender’s violent sexual attacks on women did not end even while in state custody,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in the statement. “I appreciate the jury’s decision to prevent him from reentering society.”Read More
“Facebook must provide detailed information about how it uses the vast amount of data it collects, how it protects that data and what steps it takes to maintain privacy of users’ data,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement.Read More
Attorney General Madigan said at today’s announcement, “The objective of the PROSPER Act is to protect the profits of student loan companies. I will continue to fight for students and families impacted by the fraudulent and abusive practices of student loan servicers.”Read More
“Exploiting the laws intended to support minority business owners cost the City of Chicago as well as other legitimate minority-owned businesses,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement. “I appreciate the city’s Office of Inspector General’s work to help hold these defendants accountable.”Read More
Attorney General Lisa Madigan says 178 teams of assistant attorneys general and investigators will be monitoring the election. She says anyone who encounters illegal or suspected improper activity also may call her office.Read More
"This scheme is nearly impossible to detect by a customer, so it is critically important that people regularly monitor their bank and credit card accounts and report any unauthorized charges," Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in the statement.Read More
"American laws recognize that people, whoever they love, have the right to live free from discrimination," Madigan said. "Businesses that offer services to the public cannot discriminate against members of the LGBTQ community by cloaking themselves in the First Amendment."Read More
“Stealing taxpayer money to use for personal enjoyment is a brazen form of public corruption,” Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in the statement.Read More
“Our country was built by immigrants and refugees who came here in search of a better life,” Madigan said in the release. “Illinois is home to nearly 2 million immigrants who contribute to our state in invaluable ways. I will fight to ensure Illinois remains a safe and welcome home for immigrants and refugees.”Read More
Attorney General Lisa Madigan today sent a letter to Gov. Rauner condemning the federal executive orders on immigration and urging him to use his authority to protect all Illinois residents from the harm caused by the executive actions. While there is a temporary halt to the immigration travel ban, other provisions of the Orders could greatly impact the lives of Illinois immigrants.Read More
“The CFPB, the Dodd Frank reforms, and the Fiduciary Rule provide critical consumer protections against another economic collapse. Americans need strong advocates and laws against Wall Street greed and other financial fraud. The CFPB has a tremendous record of uncovering and ending unfair financial practices that undermine Americans’ financial security.
“Many predatory and unlawful financial practices that targeted consumers were at the heart of our country’s economic collapse. These practices had devastating impacts across America but in particular on low-income communities that still have not fully recovered. Without these important protections, the vast majority of Americans will have no one protecting their financial interests.”Read More
“It is critical to find honest and legitimate assistance and know the warning signs of immigration fraud,” Madigan said in the statement. “I encourage people to contact my office if you encounter a solicitation that seems questionable, or if you have already been the victim of fraud. My office does not ask for immigration status.”Read More
“As the chief legal officers for over 130 million Americans and foreign residents of our states, we condemn President Trump’s unconstitutional, unAmerican and unlawful Executive Order and will work together to ensure the federal government obeys the Constitution, respects our history as a nation of immigrants, and does not unlawfully target anyone because of their national origin or faith.
Religious liberty has been, and always will be, a bedrock principle of our country and no president can change that truth.
Yesterday, multiple federal courts ordered a stay of the Administration’s dangerous Executive Order. We applaud those decisions and will use all of the tools of our offices to fight this unconstitutional order and preserve our nation’s national security and core values.
We are confident that the Executive Order will ultimately be struck down by the courts. In the meantime, we are committed to working to ensure that as few people as possible suffer from the chaotic situation that it has created.”Read More
“The Browns are serial con artists with a complete disregard for the law and the consequences of their actions,” Madigan said in the statement. “These charges will hold them accountable for criminal schemes that defrauded people across the state.”Read More
“I fought for the creation of the CFPB after our country’s economic collapse to make sure that a federal agency fights for Americans’ financial interests against Wall Street fraud,” Madigan said. “The CFPB has a strong and successful record of protecting consumers from unfair and predatory financial practices that undermine Americans’ financial security.”Read More
Navient and Sallie Mae treated student loan borrowers unfairly from start to finish – and that is why Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing both.
The lawsuit alleges they engaged in aggressive and widespread subprime lending – leading to tens of thousands of bad loans in Illinois.
“One of the most egregious offenses we found is that Navient saddled students with expensive and risky subprime loans that they designed it to fail,” Madigan said.Read More
“Moody’s conduct directly contributed to our country’s economic collapse,” Madigan said in the statement on Friday. “Moody’s did not do its job and lured state pension funds into risky mortgage-backed securities.”Read More
“For-profit Westwood and Everest Colleges fraudulently lured students to enroll in poorly or non-accredited programs that resulted in students taking out millions of dollars in federal student loans,” Madigan said. “The Department of Education has evidence of the schools’ fraudulent conduct, and it should immediately provide relief to these former students by discharging their federal loans.”Read More
“It’s unfair for employers to alert employees mere hours before a scheduled shift if they are going to work,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said. “Our investigation into on-call scheduling practices for low-wage workers resulted in several major employers abandoning these unreasonable practices.”Read More