Press Releases

Mar 25

“While extending the state’s tax filing deadline to July 15, 2020, creates some needed relief for taxpayers, it also results in a significant delay in revenue for the state in the short term."

Mar 20

Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza is releasing nearly $1 million to critical access pharmacies, which are offering frontline health care throughout rural Illinois as a dangerous pandemic sweeps the nation. …

Mar 04

A Senate committee today unanimously approved Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s plan to eliminate “exit bonuses” for legislators who resign their seats in the General Assembly before the end of their terms.…

Feb 19

A committee of state senators today unanimously approved Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s measure to shore up Illinois’ rainy day fund.…

Feb 03

The Illinois Office of Comptroller has named Debjani Desai as its general counsel to serve as the office’s main attorney and advise the comptroller on matters affecting the office. …

Jan 24

An investigation by the Illinois Office of Comptroller and local police into the misuse of more than $136,000 in pre-need funeral funds led to the arrest a former Streator mortuary director Friday.  …

Jan 13

Legislators who resign their seats in the General Assembly before the end of their term no longer would be paid for days they haven’t worked under a proposal by Illinois State Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza.   …

Jan 06

Unsettling questions raised by investigations of red-light ticket companies  …

Dec 20

Efforts to increase government transparency for taxpayers and stabilize the state’s bill backlog, as well as an initiative to encourage more people to use banks instead of predatory lenders, top this year’s accomplishments at the Illinois Office of Comptroller.…

Dec 05

A southern Illinois mortuary director has been sentenced to three years in prison for failing to deposit payments on behalf of customers who purchased pre-need funeral services from him, Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced. …