Rauner Agrees To Settle Robocall Lawsuit For $1 Million

SPRINGFIELD — People targeted by a campaign robocall from former Gov. Bruce Rauner since his first campaign in 2014 will be eligible to earn a portion of a $1 million settlement agreement that was reached last month in a class-action case. The agreement would end the federal lawsuit against the former governor and his campaign entity, Citizens […]

Pritzker Releases New Plan For Spending Multi-Billion Dollar Volkswagen Settlement

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration released a revised plan for how to spend the state’s share of a multi-billion dollar Volkswagen settlement, which found the vehicle manufacturer in violation of the federal Clean Air Act. Illinois initially received approximately $108 million from the settlement. The plans that were released Thursday include a $9 million […]

Illinois To Receive Nearly $20 Million In Opioid Settlement

SPRINGFIELD – The state will receive $19.8 million from a settlement reached Thursday between a coalition of attorneys general, including Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, and the consulting firm McKinsey. McKinsey has been investigated and sued by multiple states for its role in the opioid epidemic. The settlement, totaling $573 million, will be the first multistate […]