Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka

Illinois Deficit at $45 BillionAn annual state report puts the Illinois deficit at nearly $45 billion.
Illinois: Billions in Unpaid BillsThe state is late on paying its bills by $4.27 billion, according to the latest quarterly report
Illinois Flirts with Financial Disaster As of early last month, the state owed on 166,000 unpaid bills worth a breathtaking $5 billion, with nearly half of that amount more than a month overdue.

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