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NEWSPAPERS ENCOURAGE LEGISLATORS TO OVERRIDE GOVERNOR'S VETO OF THE DEBT TRANSPARENCY ACT
August 22, 2017

CHICAGOFollowing Governor Rauner’s veto of the Debt Transparency Act (House Bill 3649) Friday afternoon, newspapers across the state have joined Comptroller Mendoza in calling for the General Assembly to override his veto of this common-sense transparency measure.  

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DEBT TRANSPARENCY ACT FACT SHEET
November 1, 2017

Purpose

The state’s unprecedented fiscal challenges require a full weighing of outstanding vouchers and the ramifications of the $12 billion-plus unpaid bill backlog.  House Bill 3649/Senate Bill 1652 seeks to provide a more accurate accounting of bills being held by each state agency and the late interest penalties the state is accruing. 

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA CALLS ON LAWMAKERS TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR'S VETO OF THE DEBT TRANSPARENCY ACT
August 18, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — Comptroller Susana Mendoza is calling on the General Assembly to immediately override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the Debt Transparency Act (House Bill 3649), legislation supported by members from both political parties aimed at arming the legislature and taxpayers with more information about the state’s finances.

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