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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA ENDORSES BILL TO BRING TRANSPARENCY TO HEALTH CARE PROCUREMENT
May 30, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza supports Senate Bill 1446, which would bring transparency and oversight to the state’s Medicaid system.

 
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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA URGES GOVERNOR RAUNER TO SIGN DEBT TRANSPARENCY ACT
May 26, 2017

The bill would reveal the true cost of the state’s bill backlog.

 

SPRINGFIELD – The Debt Transparency Act (House Bill 3649) is headed to Governor Bruce Rauner’s desk after it passed with bipartisan support in the Senate late Thursday. The House approved HB 3649 with bipartisan backing last month.

 
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ILLINOIS' BACKLOG OF UNPAID BILLS JUMPS TO $14.3 BILLION
May 17, 2017

Governor Rauner’s office finds more bills. Comptroller Mendoza urges passage of bill to reveal state’s debt

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ estimated bill backlog has increased from $13.3 billion to a record $14.3 billion. The jump reflects more than $1 billion in liabilities held at state agencies that the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget reported to the Comptroller’s office this week. This new information brings the estimated total of bills held at agencies to $6.6 billion.

 
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