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ILLINOIS COMPTROLLER ISSUES SELF, LAWMAKERS PAYCHECKS DESPITE APPEAL OF CIRCUIT COURT’S RULING

Illinois Policy On March 23rd, a Cook County Circuit Court judge sided with the lawmakers suing to receive their paychecks, and told the Comptroller to pay them out. The Attorney General filed an appeal, to fight it, but DID NOT

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IT’S TIME FOR BRUCE RAUNER TO DO THE GOVERNOR’S JOB

Bellville News-Democrat This article is from last month, but is one of the first big shots being fired by Comptroller Mendoza at Governor Rauner. I say first of the big shots, because all throughout the campaign trail, she made it

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MARIJUANA ORGANIZATIONS GIVEN GREEN LIGHT ON POLITICAL DONATIONS

Chicago Sun-Times Breaking News! The verdict is in from the Federal District Court and WE WON! Last year the Liberty Justice Center and Pillar of Law Institute brought suit against the state of Illinois, on behalf of Scott Schluter and I, over the banning

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THUMBS DOWN: TO THE NEVER-ENDING MENDOZA-RAUNER BLAME GAME

The State Journal-Register All Illinois politicians claim to care about the people and the ones affected by this political tug-o-war, but none of them will actually go against their party to try to bring the needed change. True independence comes

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JUDGE ORDERS COMPTROLLER MENDOZA TO PAY ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS

Chicago Tonight I know this happened last month, and I apologize for being less than timely. Tax season took over my free time, so of course that’s when the courts side with the Democrats suing for their paychecks! Mendoza’s responses

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JUDGE: STATE LAWMAKERS SHOULD GET PAID, EVEN IF THERE’S NO BUDGET

Chicago Sun-Times This is pretty disgusting. The four Democrat lawmakers that sued to get their paychecks received a victory last month when the judge sided with them and ordered Comptroller Mendoza to pay out on legislative and executive pay. Mendoza

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RAUNER PUSHES FOR STATE GOVERNMENT COMPUTER UPGRADE

Illinois Homepage I’m all about saving money, but anyone that has worked with old technology will agree that we need to upgrade the government computer systems. Upgraded systems that are properly integrated will decrease the risks of fraud, increase the