Illinois House Republicans are urging Democratic counterparts to stand up in the House and speak out against Speaker of the House Mike Madigan. Republicans have agreed with top Democrats that he should step down. Representative Avery Bourne along with Representative Mike Marron and Representative Mark Batinick held a Zoom meeting to speak out about their frustration. Representative Marron says that he feels this corruption is hurting Illinoisans.
Representative Avery Bourne is concerned that corruption is ruining the public trust in Government and she asks you to reach out to your own Representatives across Illinois to vote “No” on Speaker Madigan.
Representative Mark Batinick is frustrated that the House has not been involved in the process in Springfield.
Multiple leaders in Illinois including Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth, and Governor JB Pritzker have called for Speaker Madigan to step down.