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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA LAMENTS THE UNNECESSARY CLOSING OF JACKSONVILLE'S WELLS CENTER
April 24, 2017

SPRINGFIELD -- The Wells Center in Jacksonville, Ill., should be celebrating 50 years of treating residents of Central and Southern Illinois for alcohol and drug addiction. Instead, the Center has voted to close – a victim of Gov. Rauner’s ill-conceived crusade to run the state of Illinois into the ground. The center will leave 35 employees jobless and 500 people a year struggling with addiction with no treatment services.

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA TOURS CROSSVILLE, REBUILDING AFTER TORNADOES
April 20, 2017

CROSSVILLE, Ill. – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza met with residents of downstate Crossville, population 800, two months after a savage tornado tore through the town.

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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA CALLS ON THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO PREVENT FURTHER CREDIT DOWNGRADES BY REACHING A BUDGET AGREEMENT
April 3, 2017

 

Says taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay the price of inaction

CHICAGO – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza called for immediate action from Governor Rauner and the Legislature to end the state’s nearly two-year long budget impasse following a second warning this month from a major credit rating agency that the state could face further bond rating downgrades.
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