Former IL House Speaker Madigan paid millions in legal fees this year

Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan paid nearly a million dollars more in legal fees in the first three months of this year than he did in all of 2020, state records show.

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- So we have learned former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan paid nearly $2.7 million in legal fees in the first three months of this year. According to state financial disclosure records, that's nearly a million dollars more than he paid in all of 2020.

Madigan resigned back in February after 15 years in the Illinois legislature. Madigan's been connected to a federal corruption investigation but has never been charged.