Illinois' New, Former Comptrollers Have Battle of WordsA battle of words has broken out between Illinois' former and current comptrollers after Democrat Susana Mendoza said her new offices felt ``looted'' and Republican predecessor Leslie Munger threatened a lawsuit.
Comptroller: State Employee Bonuses on Hold During ImpasseThe office that controls Illinois' checkbook announced Wednesday that payments to social services and public safety come first.
Mendoza Sworn in as Comptroller, Faces Paycheck Suit, RaunerSusana Mendoza was sworn in as Illinois' 10th comptroller Monday and immediately heard from the Republican governor about fighting a lawsuit from lawmakers demanding paychecks they haven't seen since May.
Follow Political Spending in Illinois Through OpenBookIt's been called a 'true portal of transparency for state government, where every dollar donated to a campaign is recorded.'
St. Louis Comptroller Says Stadium Plan is Fiscally IrresponsibleShe was the lone 'no' vote at this week's Board of Estimate and Apportionment meeting on the plan.
Things are Getting Worse for the Illinois LotteryThe hits keep coming for the Illinois Lottery, and players aren’t going to be happy about the latest news.
Comptroller Warns She Might Block NFL Stadium Deal"The new proposal should come and not raise taxes," said Comptroller Darlene Green. "No new taxes, and not ask for a new bond issue, because I cannot approve it, and when I don't approve it, the deal doesn't get done."
Illinois Troopers Receive Zero in Place of PaychecksGov. Bruce Rauner and comptroller are letting everyone know that all state employees are being paid.
Gov. Quinn Names Comptroller to Replace TopinkaOutgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn tapped a member of his inner circle Friday to temporarily replace late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
GOP: Rauner Should Appoint Next ComptrollerRepublican legislative leaders say the only way to name a four-year replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is through an appointment by Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner.
Topinka Touts "Common Sense" Agenda In Reelection Bid"When you're drowning in debt, you cut up the credit cards and only spend on essentials".
Illinois Comptroller Announces New Website The "virtual facelift" makes it easier for taxpayers to access information.