Comptroller Susana Mendoza on Illinois’ finances in 2022
Illinois has long been known for its dismal financial condition. But Comptroller Susana Mendoza is staking her reelection campaign on an argument that things are much better for the state and its taxpayers since she took over five years ago. Mendoza talked to The Daily Line’s Alex Nitkin about her office’s progress shrinking the state’s bill backlog, debt the state still owes to the federal government and a bill she’s backing that could help shore up the state’s rainy day fund.
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