Significant Developments in ComEd Indictments

 
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) takes questions from reporters in Springfield

Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) takes questions from reporters in Springfield

Brian Mackey

A longtime confidante of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) was charged along with two other former Commonwealth Edison lobbyists and the CEO of ComEd’s parent company in a nine-count indictment Wednesday, alleging the four conspired on a wide-ranging bribery scheme all designed to influence Madigan. Read more about the indictments in this article on IllinoisNewsroom.org

The 21st was joined by a politics reporter from NPR member station WBEZ in Chicago, who has been following the story to give listeners a brief update of the recent charges.

Guest:

Tony Arnold, politics reporter for WBEZ

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