Lasonde signs anti-corruption pledge, blasts Madigan’s committee contribution from AFSCME

Lasonde signs anti-corruption pledge, blasts Madigan’s committee contribution from AFSCME

The optics of a $760,000 donation to Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan (D-Chicago) from a public-sector union did not go unnoticed by Joan McCarthy Lasonde, state Senate candidate for the 9th District.

“Our state’s economic health is one of the worst in the nation,” Lasonde recently wrote on Facebook. “How embarrassing!”  read more here