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Does Illinois Need a State Treasurer and a Comptroller?

download a pdf of this page One of the big debates that resurfaces every election cycle is whether the state needs to have both a Treasurer and Comptroller to manage Illinois finances. Reasons for combining the positions include cutting redundancy

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Ex-Ford Heights mayor accused of stealing nearly $150K from village

Chicago Sun-Times / Daily Southtown This highlights the importance of putting qualified people in financial roles in Illinois government. One reason it is so easy for politicians to divert funding into their own piggybanks is because shortfalls can be blamed

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Fallout from veterans’ home deaths reaches Illinois comptroller race

Chicago Tribune Thrown aside by all this political grandstanding is the fact that 13 people who fought for our country died when we were supposed to be taking care of them, and that after too many months the situation that