Press Releases

Dec 12

SPRINGFIELD, IL — This year, Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza continued her Transparency Revolution by successfully passing her entire legislative agenda. All of the Comptroller's accomplishments were achieved while the office's budget remained 10 percent lower than the prior administrat…

Nov 27

SPRINGFIELD, IL —The report is a product of the Comptroller’s bipartisan, transparency agenda. It reveals, for the first time, how much money flows through the program and provides information about entities profiting from it.    …

Nov 08

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Oct 05

QUINCY, IL — Today our legal system did its job. A jury rendered a verdict that held Officer Jason Van Dyke accountable for the murder of Laquan McDonald.  …

Oct 03

CHICAGO — Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza today reaffirmed her support for thousands of state workers owed back wages for over three years and dismissed Governor Bruce Rauner’s assertions that it would be overly burdensome for state agencies to calculate legally guaranteed salary pay…

Sep 12

KASKASKIA, IL — Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza is releasing the first of a series of videos to commemorate the Bicentennial of Illinois.  These videos will take a deeper look into cities that played a role in shaping our rich history.   Three of the Illinois Bicentenni…

Aug 27

WATERLOO, IL — Governor Rauner has signed all five of Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza’s bills, the last two coming late Friday. …

Aug 24

DU QUOIN, IL —A bipartisan transparency initiative, proposed by Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza, became law today. House Bill 5814 passed unanimously out of the House and Senate and will require governors to account for the cost of late payment interest penalties in their budget proposals.…

Aug 13

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza’s bill requiring Constitutional Officers to aspire to the same goals state agencies do of working with businesses owned by women, minorities and people with disabilities has become law.…

Jul 31

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza's “Truth in Hiring Act,” to bring all "offshored" employees of the Governor's office back into the Governor's budget, became law today.       …