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Questions surround Madigan’s handling of sexual assault allegations against ex-state rep

As a state legislator Jack Franks was known for speaking frankly about the state’s troubles.
It helped propel him to a new elected post in 2016: Chairman of the McHenry County Board.
After he left the legislature, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s office received a complaint from an employee alleging Franks sexually harassed her.
That complaint was made in November 2018.  Madigan says he ordered an investigation and his office banned the former legislator from visiting the Capitol Complex.
Three months later, Madigan’s office determined the “allegations were credible.”
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