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ILLINOIS' BACKLOG OF UNPAID BILLS JUMPS TO $14.3 BILLION
May 17, 2017

Governor Rauner’s office finds more bills. Comptroller Mendoza urges passage of bill to reveal state’s debt

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ estimated bill backlog has increased from $13.3 billion to a record $14.3 billion. The jump reflects more than $1 billion in liabilities held at state agencies that the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget reported to the Comptroller’s office this week. This new information brings the estimated total of bills held at agencies to $6.6 billion.

 
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RAUNER STATEWIDE HEALTHCARE SHAKEUP ATTRACTS NINE BIDDERS
May 15, 2017

CHICAGO – A controversial proposal to overhaul the state’s healthcare network that serves more than three million Illinoisans took another step forward on Monday: A total of nine entities submitted proposals by the noon deadline today to participate in Governor Rauner’s consolidation of the State’s Medicaid and Managed Care Organization (MCO) system.

 
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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA HONORED BY ASSOCIATED FIREFIGHTERS OF ILLINOIS
May 15, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza was honored by the Associated Firefighters of Illinois, (AFFI) for her courage in standing up for our first responders, and advocating for those hurting due to the two-year-long budget impasse.

 
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