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COMPTROLLER MENDOZA'S STATEMENT ON THE SCHOOL FUNDING AGREEMENT
August 24, 2017

I am encouraged a compromise appears to be in the works that will finally allow my office to get Illinois schools the General State Aid payments they have been missing.

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S&P GLOBAL RATINGS BACKS PLAN TO REFINANCE DEBT & HELP PAY DOWN STATE BILL BACKLOG
August 22, 2017

Taxpayer costs continue to grow from Rauner’s refusal to refinance debt

 

CHICAGO— S&P Global Ratings said Tuesday it supports fiscal policies outlined in recent weeks by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza to pay down a state bill backlog of $14.9 billion. 

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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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