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DEBT TRANSPARENCY ACT, WHICH WOULD REVEAL THE REAL COST OF THE BILL BACKLOG, PASSES IN THE HOUSE WITH BIPARTISAN BACKING
April 28, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Taxpayers bear the cost of hidden interest on Illinois’ enormous bill backlog with no real clarity about how deeply in debt the state is, how much interest is accruing on overdue bills and how long it will take to pay off the penalties.

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TAX-SEASON REVENUES ALLOW COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE TO RELEASE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN PAYMENTS TO MEDICAL PROVIDERS
April 26, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s office announced the release of $800.8 million for healthcare services today. The office worked in collaboration with the Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services to maximize federal reimbursements in order to issue these payments this week.

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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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