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FAMILIES OF ILLINOIS' FALLEN HEROES SUFFER FROM STATE'S BUDGET FAILURE
March 16, 2017

CHICAGO – Imagine the pain of losing your husband, a firefighter, in the line of duty. Left to raise your children alone, you get a compensatory payment from the state for $351,383. But no check comes from the state because the Governor has not fulfilled his constitutional duty to propose a balanced budget for the General Assembly to consider.

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WHAT'S THE PRICE OF ILLINOIS' BILL BACKLOG? MANAR, MENDOZA PARTNER TO FIND OUT
March 15, 2017

 

SPRINGFIELD – Taxpayers bear the cost of hidden interest on Illinois’ enormous bill backlog with no real clarity about how deeply in debt the state is, how much interest is accruing on overdue bills and how long it will take to pay off the penalties.

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COMPTROLLER TOURS WELLS CENTER, PLEDGES TO CONTINUE TO HELP TOWARD TRANSITION
March 14, 2017

 

SPRINGFIELD – Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza toured the Wells Center in Jacksonville Monday, a crucial addiction treatment center serving Central Illinois and suffering from three years without a state budget.

 

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