SPRINGFIELD – On her first day in office, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza instructed her staff to issue a directive prioritizing social services, education, and public safety payments ahead of employee bonuses.
SPRINGFIELD – Susana A. Mendoza was sworn in this morning as Illinois Comptroller. Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke administered the Oath of Office to Comptroller Mendoza in the Rotunda of the Illinois State Capitol. Mendoza was elected to fill out the remaining two years of the four-year term won by the late Judy Baar Topinka in 2014. In a tribute to former Comptroller Topinka, Mendoza wore a red suit belonging to the late Comptroller and swore upon the family bible that Judy used when she was sworn in for the very same office.