April 21, 2021

Op-ed: Susana Mendoza: Ex-lawmakers trying to claw back rejected raises are wasting taxpayer money

— Chicago Tribune Op-ed | Mendoza, S. — Listen to this article. On behalf of all Illinois taxpayers, I’d like to ask our state’s “Million Dollar […]
March 5, 2021

Editorial: Pull plug on legislators’ windfall pay scam

— Champaign News Gazette | Editorial Board — Public policy that, by design, institutionalizes abuse of taxpayers ought to be repealed. How’s this for ridiculous? Illinois taxpayers […]
March 4, 2021

Editorial: One month’s pay for three days’ work?

— Kankakee Daily Journal | Editorial Board — The recent comings and goings in the Illinois House of Representatives is nothing short of a debacle. To catch […]
April 10, 2019

Editorial: Our View, Mendoza initiative a smart move

— The State Journal-Register | Editorial Board — When Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza champions new legislation or implements a new program, we usually find ourselves thinking: How […]
April 27, 2018

In Illinois’ Ongoing Budget Crisis, She’s the Woman Deciding Who Gets Paid

— Governing Magazine | Vock, D. — Susana Mendoza knew she was walking into a tough job well before she ever assumed office as the comptroller of […]
March 9, 2018

Illinois comptroller wants halt to payroll “off-shoring”

— The State Journal-Register | Finke, D. — View the article. Comptroller Susana Mendoza said Thursday she wants to stop the practice of governors hiding employee […]
August 22, 2017

Editorial: Legislature should override Debt Transparency Act veto

— Herald-Whig | Editorial Board — View the article. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has the unenviable task of determining which bills the state can pay. Going […]
August 22, 2017

Bond sale to pay overdue bills may aid Illinois’ credit rating – S&P

— Reuters | Reuters Staff — View the article. The sale of up to $6 billion of bonds by Illinois to shrink its enormous unpaid bill […]