Wednesday, March 10, 2021
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza issued this statement Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan:
“Thank you, members of the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate, for responding to the needs of America to survive COVID-19. This financial relief is needed in Illinois to pay back billions of dollars we borrowed from the federal reserve that allowed us to cover the state’s health care bills as we fight our way through this pandemic.
“As I said in my guest column in Crain’s Chicago Business today: