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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA THANKS LEGISLATORS FOR THEIR BIPARTISAN VOTE TO PASS A BUDGET
July 6, 2017

PLEDGES TO ATTACK THE RAUNER BACKLOG

 

 

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA URGES HOUSE MEMBERS TO OVERRIDE GOVERNOR RAUNER'S BUDGET VETO
July 4, 2017

CHICAGO—This Independence Day gave legislators under the governor’s regime a chance to declare their independence from a governor who is a Party of One, and gave legislators of both parties a chance to show that they are willing to compromise to put the needs of the whole state ahead of political interests. I ask members of the House of Representatives to stand firm and override Governor Rauner’s irresponsible veto of the budget as their Senate counterparts did today.

 
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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA URGES GOVERNOR RAUNER TO SIGN BUDGET PACKAGE
July 4, 2017

I want to thank the principled state senators of both parties who put the needs of their constituents ahead of political risks today. This followed equally courageous votes by members of both parties in the State House of Representatives in recent days.

 
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