Bos on state House speaker's scandal: None of this comes as any great surprise

Republican state House candidate Chris Bos remarks that Illinois Democrats' reaction to the corruption scandal House Speaker Mike Madigan now finds himself at the center of says everything about the way Springfield operates.

“Their collective silence just goes to show you the hook he has in the party,” Bos, who is now running against incumbent state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, told the Lake County Gazette. “The fact that so few have said anything and the majority that have been careful to use the caveat ‘If’ says it all. The truth is we’ve known for decades how Mike Madigan runs his ship and none of this comes as any great surprise.” ...

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“At the end of the day, Madigan is the one that writes the checks and most of the lawmakers in his party are beholden to him,” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn MinnisRead the full article here.

Originally posted on July 30, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.