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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA'S STATEMENT ON SCHOOL FUNDING VOTE
August 28, 2017

Du Quoin, IL— I thank the state representatives of both parties who came together today to pass historic legislation to provide equitable school funding in Illinois. I urge senators of both parties to follow suit tomorrow and pass this bill so that my office can send out the missed General State Aid payments to schools as soon as possible.

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA'S STATEMENT ON THE SCHOOL FUNDING AGREEMENT
August 24, 2017

I am encouraged a compromise appears to be in the works that will finally allow my office to get Illinois schools the General State Aid payments they have been missing.

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S&P GLOBAL RATINGS BACKS PLAN TO REFINANCE DEBT & HELP PAY DOWN STATE BILL BACKLOG
August 22, 2017

Taxpayer costs continue to grow from Rauner’s refusal to refinance debt

 

CHICAGO— S&P Global Ratings said Tuesday it supports fiscal policies outlined in recent weeks by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza to pay down a state bill backlog of $14.9 billion. 

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