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Former lawmaker's wife pleads guilty

OTTAWA — The wife of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino has pleaded guilty to attacking another woman.

Lena M. Alfano, 54, Spring Valley, was placed on one year court supervision June 22 for knocking down a woman, then kicking and punching her May 19 outside a Spring Valley bar.

According to police, Alfano said she had a grudge against the woman.

Besides the court supervision, Alfano was fined $1,054 and ordered to attend anger management classes and to have no contact with the victim.

Alfano’s husband was formerly state representative for the 76th District from 1991 to 2015 and is now state auditor general.

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