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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA PRAISES DECISION TO REFINANCE ILLINOIS' DEBT
September 7, 2017

CHICAGO— This is a good day for taxpayers. We are pleased to see Governor Rauner has listened to the many voices of Illinois residents and businesses urging him to issue bonds as the General Assembly authorized. This news will come as a relief to businesses around Illinois owed money by the state.

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ILLINOIS SCHOOLS FINALLY GET GENERAL STATE AID PAYMENTS
September 7, 2017

Comptroller’s office sends out $805 million this week

 

CHICAGO— Just after midnight Thursday morning, Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s office began transmitting $541 million in General State Aid to schools around the state. These are the funds that were supposed to go out on August 10th and 20th, but were delayed because the Governor vetoed the School Funding Bill.

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THE COST OF INACTION: $120 MILLION & COUNTING
September 6, 2017

Comptroller Mendoza urges Governor to refinance state debt

 

CHICAGO – Two months ago today, the General Assembly authorized Governor Bruce Rauner to refinance a portion of Illinois’ $15.4 billion bill backlog. 

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