News & Press

March 8, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times Susana A. Mendoza

Illinois comptroller wants halt to payroll ‘off-shoring’

— Chicago Sun-Times Newspaper | Hein, R. — Mendoza, who previously convinced lawmakers to mandate better reporting from agencies on overdue bills, announced the new legislation […]
March 8, 2018
Springfield Daily Susana A. Mendoza

Mendoza and Manar introduce “Truth in Hiring Act”

— Springfield Daily News | Clatterbuck, T. — How big is the governor’s staff? That question is more complicated than you might think. Officially, the governor […]
March 8, 2018
NPR News Susana A. Mendoza

New Measure Seeks To Clarify Governor Staff Payroll [AUDIO]

— NPR Illinois Station | Driscoll, J. — Listen to the audio. Comptroller Susana Mendoza is launching a new measure to end, what she calls a […]
February 13, 2018
Governing Magazine Susana A. Mendoza

Other Lawmakers ‘Would Say They Had Shoes Older Than Me’

— Governing Magazine | Quinn, M. — Susana Mendoza grew up believing that government couldn’t be trusted. Her Mexican parents had no faith in their home […]
January 29, 2018
Daily Herald Susana A. Mendoza

EDITORIAL: No wonder Rauner opposed debt transparency

— Daily Herald Newspaper | Editorial Board — When Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed bipartisan debt transparency legislation last year, he argued that the measure was in […]
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 […]