Lasonde warns that Madigan money is buying lawmakers’ votes, races

Lasonde warns that Madigan money is buying lawmakers’ votes, races

Republican Senate candidate Joan McCarthy Lasonde is increasingly concerned over House Speaker Mike Madigan’s (D-Chicago) campaign contributions to lawmakers and other candidates.

The Illinois Policy Institute recently reported Madigan has given approximately $15 million in campaign contributions to roughly 60 different lawmakers he wants to remain in office.   Read more here.