Pressure rises on Madigan to step down

State Sens. Heather Steans and Sara Feigenholtz raise doubts about the speaker’s future.   The political pressure on Mike Madigan to step down from his public and party posts ratcheted up a notch today as one Democratic state senator called for him to resign as House speaker and chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party, and a second moved in that direction. The call to

Feigenholtz announces IDOT grants for local infrastructure improvements

CHICAGO – Last week, the Illinois Department of Transportation unveiled its Multi-Year Plan, a compressive list of all scheduled and future construction projects in Illinois. State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) announced that some of the grants will be used for infrastructure improvements in Northside communities. “Making improvements to infrastructure is a simple way to ease traffic congestion as well as make streets safer for

Feigenholtz condemns Trump plan to send federal agents to Chicago

CHICAGO – Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced a plan to deploy agents from the Department of Homeland Security to Chicago to respond to local unrest.  State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) released the following statement: “The president continues to wreak havoc and chaos across our country by determining that Homeland Security agents should be sent to Chicago,” Feigenholtz said. “There is no way