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MENDOZA: BUDGET TRUMPS ALL OTHER ILLINOIS WOES

Dispatch Argus It’s great that Comptroller Mendoza is pushing for the GA and Governor to pass a budget. I wish she would promote that they pass a BALANCED budget, because she very carefully avoids using that oh-so-important qualifier. To pass

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JUDGE TO ILLINOIS COMPTROLLER: STATE MUST PAY MEDICAID PROVIDERS MORE

Crain’s Chicago Business At some point there simply won’t be enough money to cover court orders – and then what? How much does Illinois have to drown in debt before Democrats and Republicans will put their parties aside and do

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DO ILLINOIS’ “CORE PRIORITIES” FOR PAYMENT MATCH YOURS?

Chicago Sun-Times Nice explanation here on how the money received each month from taxation is divided among the many bills in the state. “What happens to the money they’re collecting,” as Hank asked, is not a very easy question to

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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