News & Press

May 3, 2018
WGN 9 Chicago Susana A. Mendoza

Deaths at Quincy veterans home reach the Illinois campaign trail [VIDEO]

— Chicago WGN9 News | Bradley, T. — Watch the video. The deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois, lit up the […]
May 3, 2018
NBC Chicago Susana A. Mendoza

Democrats Fuming After Release of GOP Email Blaming Duckworth for Legionnaires Controversy [VIDEO]

— NBC Chicago News | Ahern, M. — Watch the video. In the wake of a Legionnaires’ outbreak that claimed the lives of 13 residents at […]
May 3, 2018
Chicago Tribune Susana A. Mendoza

Fallout from veterans’ home deaths reaches Illinois comptroller race

— Chicago Tribune | Pearson, R. — The political fallout from a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a downstate veterans home spilled into the comptroller’s race Thursday, […]
May 1, 2018
WBEZ Chicago Susana A. Mendoza

Email: Top Rauner Aide Suggested Blaming Duckworth For Legionnaires’ Deaths [AUDIO]

— WBEZ Radio | McKinney, D. & Arnold, T. — Listen to the audio. The day after WBEZ first reported on the stories of grieving families […]
April 27, 2018
Governing Magazine Susana A. Mendoza

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 […]
April 26, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times Susana A. Mendoza

EDITORIAL: Stop looking away as Illinois burns through billions of wasted dollars

— Chicago Sun-times Newspaper | Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board — If Illinois’ government is going to keep burning money in a garbage can, as one lawmaker puts […]
April 26, 2018
Daily Herald Susana A. Mendoza

Comptroller: State shouldn’t allow ‘offshoring’ of governors’ employees

— Daily Herald Newspaper | Mendoza, S. — The “Truth-in-Hiring” bill a bipartisan coalition of legislators has introduced at my request is very simple: If you work […]
April 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Senate’s turn to step up for true spending details

— The Telegraph Newspaper | Editorial Board — The last gasp of a futile fight is to lob a blanket label like “partisan politics” at legislation in […]
April 10, 2018
Quad City Times Susana A. Mendoza

Mendoza leaves Rauner with few good options

— Quad-City Times Newspaper | Alexander, J. — Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has Gov. Bruce Rauner over a barrel — again. The Republican governor is in a […]
April 5, 2018
Dispatch Argus Susana A. Mendoza

EDITORIAL: Make salary off-shoring relic of Illinois’ dark past

— Dispatch Argus Newspaper | Dispatch Argus Staff — It’s much too easy to play politics with just about anything in deeply divided Illinois, especially in […]
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