News & Press

January 22, 2018
State Journal Register Susana A. Mendoza

Report: State agencies holding nearly $2.5 billion in bills

— The State Journal Register Newspaper | Finke, D. — State agencies were holding nearly $2.5 billion in bills at the end of last year, pushing […]
January 19, 2018
Chicago Tribune Susana A. Mendoza

Illinois Tollway withdraws proposal for $9 million contract after comptroller complaint

— Chicago Tribune Newspaper | Wisniewski, M. — The Illinois Toll Highway Authority on Friday withdrew a proposal to pay almost $9 million to a consulting […]
December 26, 2017
NPR News Susana A. Mendoza

Illinois Agencies Will Have To Disclose All Their Bills

— NPR Illinois Station | Mackey, B. — A law taking effect January first is meant to force Illinois government to be more honest about its […]
December 22, 2017
Chicago Tribune Susana A. Mendoza

Comptroller calls for hearing on food stamp computer contract in wake of problems

— Chicago Tribune Newspaper | Trotter, G. — State Comptroller Susana Mendoza is calling for a public hearing on a proposed $67.5 million improvement to a […]
December 19, 2017
Illinois Susana A. Mendoza

Comptroller’s year in office

— Illinois Homepage Channel | Fannon, E. — As soon as Comptroller Susana Mendoza was sworn into office a year ago, she was dealing with about […]
December 18, 2017
Chicago Tribune Susana A. Mendoza

Mendoza says Rauner can’t take criticism ‘from a 5-foot-3 woman from Chicago’

— Chicago Tribune Newspaper | Persona, R. — Democratic Comptroller Susana Mendoza blasted Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner for calling her a “puppet” of House Speaker Michael […]
December 7, 2017
Politico Playbook Power List Susana A. Mendoza

POLITICO Playbook Power List – 18 to Watch in 2018

— POLITICO | Palmer, A., Sherman, J., Lippman, D., Montellaro, Z. — 18 to Watch in 2018 highlights politicians, activists and operatives across the country who […]
October 24, 2017
News Susana A. Mendoza

OUR VIEW: Override Rauner’s veto of Debt Transparency Act

— Journal Standard Newspaper | Editorial Board — Legislators have an opportunity to correct Gov. Bruce Rauner’s blatant attempt to hide the truth about the state’s […]
October 18, 2017
Truth in Accounting Susana A. Mendoza

Illinois state agencies should report their unpaid bills on a monthly basis

— Truth in Accounting | Truth in Accounting Staff — Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has been leading an effort to pass legislation requiring state agencies to […]
October 11, 2017
The Herald-News Susana A. Mendoza

Our View: Debtor in denial

— The Herald Newspaper | The Herald News Staff — Illinois state government is behaving like a debtor in denial: Trying not to pay too much […]