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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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GOVERNOR RAUNER LAUNCHES ANOTHER MISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN ON SCHOOL FUNDING
July 27, 2017

CHICAGO – If creating havoc for the State of Illinois was a form of art, Governor Bruce Rauner would be Michelangelo. Just three weeks removed from a narrowly-avoided statewide financial meltdown, he's back at work on his latest masterpiece, plunging the state into a school funding crisis, and blaming everyone but himself.

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