CHICAGO — Long-time chief of staff to former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has plead not guilty to perjury charges
Tim Mapes plea came thru his lawyer during a remote court hearing Friday morning.
Mapes is accused of lying to a grand jury and trying to obstruct justice. He was granted immunity to testify in front of the grand jury, but allegedly lied about a bribery scheme involving ComEd.
Mapes’ attorney says he testified truthfully.
Several ComEd executives are already facing charges. Madigan has not been charged.