February 23, 2022

Illinois comptroller calls for ending penalties on late payments

— Capital News Illinois via Belleville News-Democrat | Hancock, P. — Read this article. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is calling for repealing a law that imposes […]
February 23, 2022

Mendoza wants to drop state’s late bill payment fee

— Crain’s Chicago Business | Hinz, G. — Listen to this article. Taxpayers shouldn’t face a 12% interest charge now that Illinois has caught up with […]
February 17, 2022

BGA David Greising: Illinois needs to rely on the right voices to get its financial house in order

— Chicago Tribune | Greising, D. – the president and CEO of the Better Government Association — Listen to this interview. In her first days on […]
February 7, 2022

Comptroller asks for upgrade to Illinois’ worst-in-nation credit

— The Center Square | Bishop, G. — Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is asking the credit ratings agencies to upgrade Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation status. S&P Global has […]
February 7, 2022

Illinois Comptroller Urges Credit Upgrades in Letter to Rating Firms

— Bloomberg | Singh, S. — State’s moves ‘favor upgrading’ bond rating, Mendoza writes Touts unpaid bill backlog reduced, emergency loans paid back Listen to this […]
February 2, 2022

Comptroller says proposed budget could lead state to another credit upgrade

— Capitol News Illinois | Kinnicutt, G. — Mendoza praises efforts to pay down debt, bill backlog Comptroller Susana Mendoza said she expects the state’s credit […]
January 6, 2022

Mendoza touts $82 million in savings through early COVID-19 loan payoff

— Chicago Sun-Times | Avery, T. — View the article. One of two loans from the U.S. Federal Reserve to the state for pandemic expenses, the […]
January 5, 2022

Mendoza announces that Illinois has paid off $2 billion COVID loan

— Now Decatur | Hadden, D. — View the article. Two years ahead of schedule, Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza has made the final $302 million […]
October 1, 2021

Feeling ’22

— POLITICO Illinois Playbook | Shia Kapos — Familiar name on Mendoza’s team: Comptroller Susana Mendoza has tapped Springfield native Jack Londrigan to manage her 2022 re-election […]