Transparency initiative would end long-standing practice of "offshoring" Governor staff salaries to state agencies to mask the Governor's budget
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza joined State Senator Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, State Representative Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, State Representative David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, and State Representative Greg Harris, D-Chicago, Thursday to introduce the "Truth in Hiring" Act to bring all "offshored" employees of the Governor's office back into the Governor's budget.
Comptroller informed staff immediately after getting notice of the preliminary results
SPRINGFIELD —The following notice was sent out to employees of the Office of the Illinois Comptroller late Tuesday afternoon:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Valentine's Day felt more like Groundhog Day as Governor Rauner once again presented a pretend budget he called "balanced." Budgets don't get balanced on wishful thinking, empty promises, pixie dust and magic beans.