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ILLINOIS MISSES SCHOOL AID PAYMENT FOR FIRST TIME EVER
August 10, 2017

Comptroller sends out Categoricals payment

 

SPRINGFIELD –  On the day Gov. Rauner’s void in leadership caused the state to miss General State Aid payments to K-12 schools for the first time in its history, Comptroller Susana Mendoza directed the payment of $429 million in Mandated Categorical grants to help provide needed cash flow to schools. 

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS URGE GOVERNOR RAUNER TO START BOND OFFERING
August 7, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – It has been more than a month since the General Assembly authorized Gov. Rauner to offer up to $6 billion in General Obligation bonds, which would allow the state to lower the interest rate it pays on its debt.

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA URGES LAWMAKERS TO ACT QUICKLY TO END RAUNER'S SCHOOL FUNDING CRISIS
August 1, 2017

CHICAGO – Here are the facts: SB1, the school funding bill negotiated with input from school superintendents and legislators from every corner of the state, treats all districts fairly and leaves no district with less funding than it has now.

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