Bos: Madigan indictment long overdue
“Time and time again, we’ve seen where indictments have come close but never came through for one reason or another,” Bos said. “This has been a long time coming and this moment is long overdue.”
Madigan is facing charges of racketeering conspiracy, as well as individual counts of using interstate facilities to carry out bribery, wire fraud, and attempted extortion. The release notes that in addition to his role as Speaker of the House, Madigan has also held the positions of representative of Illinois’s 22nd District, committeeman for Chicago’s 13th Ward, chairman of both the Illinois Democratic Party and the 13th Ward Democratic Organization, and partner at the Chicago law firm of Madigan & Getzendanner.
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By Steven Hughes, Lake County Gazette, April 27, 2021.