Statement from House Speaker Madigan on Nov. 18 Leaders Meeting

CHICAGO –(ENEWSPF)—November 14, 2015. House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement regarding Wednesday’s proposed meeting with legislative leaders and the governor:

“Due to a family funeral out of state, I will be unable to attend Wednesday’s proposed meeting with Governor Rauner and the other legislative leaders. I regret not being able to participate at this time, but my obligations to my family come first.

“State Representative John Bradley, the chairman of the House Revenue and Finance Committee, will attend Wednesday’s meeting on behalf of the House Democratic Caucus. I continue to support an open and public discussion about how the Legislature and the Governor can work together to address the state’s biggest issue: solving the budget deficit.”

Source: House Speaker Madigan’s Office