An attorney connected to powerful Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan has filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court to block a referendum from landing on the ballot, which would ask Illinois voters to reform the way Illinois creates the legislative districts from which state lawmakers are elected.
Following reports of questionable campaign expenditures of newly appointed Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, one state representative is calling for an investigation. State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) said "there is no question" that campaign finances of the former state representative need to be examined.
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