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RAUNER AIDES DISMISS MENDOZA’S ‘JAW-DROPPING SPENDING’ CHARGE

Chicago Sun-Times I was going to stop talking about Comptroller Mendoza’s City Club of Chicago appearance, but you can’t just say you’re playing George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” to a Libertarian classic movie buff and get away with

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GOVERNOR, COMPTROLLER SPAR AGAIN OVER STATE SPENDING

The State Journal-Register It’s interesting to read difference sources from the same event. The State-Journal Register decided to focus on the Rauner side of the City Club of Chicago event, reporting on his response to her statements. According to Rauner’s

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MENDOZA: THE GOVERNOR SUFFERS FROM ‘RAUNERITIS’

The Columbia Chronicle Comptroller Mendoza opened a speech given at the City Club of Chicago last month by stating that she wasn’t going to criticize the Governor – and then proceeded to criticize the Governor. Aside from saying he suffers

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MENDOZA FINDS MONEY FOR $32,000 USED CAR FOR HER OFFICE

Chicago Sun-Times Did she really think this would go unnoticed, with the direct attacks she’s made on Rauner since the New Year rolled in? $32K for a “used” car (I refuse to call something with only 16K miles on it

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RAUNER ADMINISTRATION SAYS MENDOZA DECISION ON PAYROLL COULD JEOPARDIZE SERVICES

State Journal-Register You know, I sincerely hoped Comptroller Mendoza would do the job of Comptroller for a while, for at least a few months, before maneuvering her political chessmen around on the Governmental board. Hope springs eternal, but I’m going

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HAS GOV. RAUNER EVER INTRODUCED A BALANCED BUDGET?

WVIK THANK YOU Brian Mackey for actually trying to answer this question. Governmental budgeting is a tricky thing, as I’m finding the more research I do. Mr. Mackey explains it very well in this article, talking about the restraints around

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MORNING SPIN: COMPTROLLER MENDOZA RIPS RAUNER ON BUDGET IMPASSE

Chicago Tribune Yowza, we’ve got some harsh words coming from the Comptroller. Comptroller Mendoza has been on the offensive over the last month or so, and here’s just another example of it. I will say I did not know the

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BRUCE RAUNER HIRES LESLIE MUNGER AS DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Chicago Tonight Wow wow wow, I did not see this one coming. But I guess I should have. It wasn’t bad enough that our governor hired up a bunch of Ex-Comptroller Munger’s staff after Democrat Mendoza won the Comptroller’s race.

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ILLINOIS BUDGET IMPASSE CRIPPLES STATE DEBT, INVESTMENT

Quad-City Times Further and further down the rabbit hole our government is pushing us. The financials – which give you the true story of what our government is doing, are getting worse and worse with each passing day. Our investments