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217 Today: Ex-top aide to Michael Madigan found guilty of perjury and attempted obstruction of justi

Tim Mapes, former chief of staff to Michael Madigan, leaves the Dirksen Federal Building.

Monday, August 28, 2023

Today’s headlines: 

  • A lot of Illinois employers will have to start posting salary and benefits information in job listings thanks to a newly signed law.
  • More students are visiting the University of Illinois system from Mexico this year.
  • An emergency official in rural Tazewell County says she’s concerned about their ability to respond to a carbon capture pipeline rupture.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about the verdict in the perjury and obstruction of justice trial of an aide to former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.

Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Emily Hays, Tim Shelley and Dave McKinney.

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Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a student at the University of Illinois studying journalism. At Illinois Public Media, Anderson works as a general assignment reporter and produces and hosts the 217 Today podcast.

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