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Lisa Madigan


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by Adam Doster
Thu Nov 18, 2010

Madigan: Bring Transparency To Foreclosure Procress

Prompted in part by the recent crisis that swept through the housing market, in which mortgage services using "robo-signers" produced shoddy foreclosure filing documents, Illinois is clamping down on companies that are taking advantage of vulnerable homeowners.

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by Micah Maidenberg
Thu Oct 14, 2010

Madigan: Allow Judges To Help Homeowners

The housing research firm RealtyTrac recently released a new set of data about foreclosure activity in the third quarter of this year. Simply put, the situation remains ugly in Illinois.

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by Aricka Flowers
Tue Oct 12, 2010

Editorial Boards Choose Sides In Upcoming Races

Newpaper editorial boards announced a few more endorsements over the past few of days that are worth noting.

PI Original
by Micah Maidenberg
Fri Oct 8, 2010

Freeze Foreclosures, But Don't Forget The Bigger Picture

The home foreclosure crisis was upended this week by escalating probes into the banks' foreclosure paperwork. But the freezes on foreclosure proceedings and sales need to be accompanied by more principal write-downs and loan modifications by the banks, advocates say.

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by Micah Maidenberg
Thu Sep 23, 2010

The Attorney General And The Meter Lease

The Parking Ticket Geek begs a good question on his website this morning: What's going on with Attorney General Lisa Madigan's consumer fraud investigation into Chicago's much-maligned parking meter lease?

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by Adam Doster
Tue Aug 31, 2010

Missing The Forest For The Trees On Payday Loan Reform

Sun-Times' reporters Tim Novak and Dave McKinney did the voting public a service by exposing a loophole in Illinois' "statement of economic interest" disclosure form that allows political candidates to hide familial relationships with registered lobbyists. As the paper's editorial board writes, it's crucial that the state forces lawmakers to admit publicly who in their families could benefit from state laws.