Press Releases

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. …

Sep 09

Not yet recovered from the budget impasse, providers offer suggestions in latest issue of Fiscal Focus…

Aug 29

Loss of state data by outside vendor a key factor in delay of report’s release, as forewarned by Comptroller Mendoza …

Aug 22

Josh Downen charged with accelerating the Illinois Office of Comptroller’s transparency reforms…

Aug 22

Money was delayed for years during state budget impasse…

Aug 13

As state launches $45 billion Rebuild Illinois program, Comptroller warns no checks from her office unless projects certified in compliance…