Press Releases

May 26

We’d like to take a brief pause from all the bad news about COVID-19’s effects on Illinoisans’ health and the state’s finance to share a bit of good news: Illinois leads the nation in transparency on COVID-19 spending, according to an article published today by The Associated…

May 21

Illinois State Board of Investments closes loophole that allowed state money to be invested in funds failing to pay prevailing wage in Illinois.  …

May 05

Illinois State Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza released the following statement regarding Gov. JB Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan to safely reopen the state in phases by region.…

Apr 14

The Office of Illinois Comptroller has established an online portal showing the state’s COVID-19 coronavirus-related purchases and amounts spent on necessary supplies for the ongoing fight against the deadly virus.…

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.  …

 

 

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