Former state lawmakers testify at ‘ComEd Four’ trial – Chicago Tribune

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A second former state representative testified at the “ComEd Four” trial today that he never passed another bill after he refused to vote to reinstall House Speaker Michael Madigan at the beginning of a new term.

Ex-Rep. Scott Drury, a Democrat from Highwood, said he also was denied a chance to be a committee chairman once he started his own third, two-year term, a practice that Madigan had generally followed for years.

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