State Senator Neil Anderson has released the following statement after the indictment announcement of former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Wednesday:
“A historic day in Illinois as another democrat public official was caught betraying the public’s trust.
“While today’s indictment announcement is no surprise and the result of the good work by federal investigators, the people of Illinois had to once again rely on the Feds to address the public corruption issue in our state.
“We need stronger ethics reform that will empower our officials in Illinois to investigate and prosecute corruption. The time, more than ever, is now.”