Illinois Attorney General http://peoriapublicradio.org en Republican Paul Schimpf criticizes state pension overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/republican-paul-schimpf-criticizes-state-pension-overhaul <div>The Republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General is criticizing incumbent Lisa Madigan for defending the state's pension overhaul law which he thinks is unconstitutional.</div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:25:11 +0000 Hannah Meisel 26868 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Republican Paul Schimpf criticizes state pension overhaul Schimpf discusses why he wants Attorney General job http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/schimpf-discusses-why-he-wants-attorney-general-job <div>Attorney General Lisa Madigan has been a formidable opponent in her last two re-election campaigns. The Chicago Democrat beat each of her last two opponents by more than a million votes, and she has one of the wealthiest campaign funds in the state.</div><div> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:02:36 +0000 Brian Mackey 12122 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Schimpf discusses why he wants Attorney General job Waterloo Republican mounts Attorney General campaign http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/waterloo-republican-mounts-attorney-general-campaign <p>Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan beat her last opponent by more than a million votes. Her decision to run for re-election next year scared away most of the people who'd been eyeing her job. But as IPR's Brian Mackey reports, at least one Republican is throwing his hat in the ring.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:26:29 +0000 Daryl Scott 12026 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Waterloo Republican mounts Attorney General campaign Peoria gas station operator charged with tax fraud http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-gas-station-operator-charged-tax-fraud <div>A state effort cracking-down on gas station operators for tax fraud has netted charges for a Peoria man.</div><div> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:59:54 +0000 Denise Molina 9822 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria gas station operator charged with tax fraud The illegal transport of guns from Indiana to Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illegal-transport-guns-indiana-illinois <p>Indiana’s attorney general says his state’s gun laws aren’t what’s fueling crime in Chicago.&nbsp;</p><div>Illinois Public Radio's Michael Puente reports.</div><div><p>It’s estimated that up to 20 percent of guns recovered by Chicago police over the last four years came from Indiana.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:31:31 +0000 Tanya Koonce 1362 at http://peoriapublicradio.org The illegal transport of guns from Indiana to Illinois