Prairie State Wire

Prairie State Wire

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Illinois Comptroller's Office

Recent News About Illinois Comptroller's Office

  • Beware of Comptroller Mendoza’s 'phony budget' numbers, fiscal watchdog Mark Glennon says

    Recent fiscal news from the Illinois’ Comptroller Susana Mendoza, the overseer of the state’s finances, seemed to give Illinoisans a glimmer of hope that the state was finally emerging from its fiscal abyss. A positive-sounding statement from Mendoza’s office surrounding the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year that ended June 2018 showed that the state’s general funds budget was still running a deficit, but it was a deficit reduced by half over the previous year.