Rauner Fills Comptroller VacancyIllinois governor-elect says Leslie Munger is a former Proctor & Gamble manager
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.
UPDATED: Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Dead at 70Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died suddenly at the age of 70 after suffering a stroke.
Ill. Comptroller: Obama Library Should be Privately FundedJudy Baar Topinka says she currently has more than $5 billion worth of unpaid bills sitting on her desk.
Illinois' Past-Due Bills Fall to $7.6 BillionComptroller Judy Baar Topinka had estimated the backlog would be closer to the $9 billion owed at the end of 2012. But an unexpected $1.3 billion infusion of tax receipts last spring helped.
Illinois' Past-Due Bills Climb Once MoreIllinois' comptroller says the state's backlog of unpaid bills is growing again. The backlog has now grown to about $8.8 billion.
Illinois 'Hot-Dog Seasoning Emergency' Leads to No-Bid ContractA contract for hot-dog spices had previously expired and a new one had not yet been put in place, leaving prison officials with no way to purchase the ingredients.
Illinois Ends Fiscal Year $6.1 billion In RedRepublican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka warned that Illinois' spring influx in unanticipated tax revenue will be short lived because of the state's unresolved pension problem.
Some In Illinois Want Polling Places Out Of Schools“Schools are sanctuaries for our children, and they are supposed to be, by design, a safe place,” says Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks.
Illinois Comptroller: Fiscal Cliff Will Cost StateTopinka estimated Social Security and income tax increases would lower Illinois tax revenues by up to $500 million.
Illinois' Stack of Unpaid Bills Continues To GrowThe pile of unpaid bills in the state of Illinois is not getting any smaller, says Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. She says it’s about $9 billion.