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Madigan Resigns


Having served 36 years as Speaker of the House and 50 years as a State Representative, Mike Madigan submitted his resignation as State Representative of the 22nd Illinois House District on Thursday, February 18th, effective at the end of the month.

The resignation announcement follows Representative Emanuel 'Chris' Welch taking Madigan's place as Illinois House Speaker last month.

Read Madigan's resignation statement here.