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Susana Mendoza

Illinois lawmakers from both parties have been bragging about passing a balanced budget this year, but Comptroller Susana Mendoza says the state still needs to address more than $7 billion in unpaid bills.

JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton speak to a crowd in Bloomington
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Democratic candidates from across the state will converge in Bloomington-Normal next week, an uncommon occurrence in red McLean County.

G-Jun Yam / AP

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring his and future administrations to pay employees from the budgets of the agencies they're working for.

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to step up the pace in dealing with the state’s debt.

G-Jun Yam / AP

Illinois comptroller Susana Mendoza is pushing back against accusations that she has withheld money schools need to open.