Bill Backlog

November 18, 2021

Newsradio WJPF Interview with Susana Mendoza [AUDIO]

— Newsradio WJPF | The Morning Newswatch — Listen to the interview. Listen to the interview: The Morning Watch (2021, November 18). NewsRadio WJPF Interview with […]
May 13, 2021

Illinois Comptroller Calls For Fiscal Discipline To Maintain Reduced Bill Backlog [AUDIO]

— NPR Illinois | Cantu, D. — Listen to the interview. Illinois has reduced its bill backlog to just under $4 billion — a far cry […]
May 9, 2021

Editorial: Smaller backlog is welcome news

— Quad-City Times | Editorial Board — View the article. Remember, a few years back, when Illinois was regularly letting its bills stack up. Like a […]
May 5, 2021

Editorial: Is Illinois no longer a deadbeat? Not exactly…

— Chicago Tribune | Editorial Board — Listen to the article. Good news has been all but nonexistent when it comes to the abysmal state of […]
April 28, 2021

State’s unpaid bill backlog shrinks to $3.5 billion — and in Illinois, that’s called ‘remarkable’

— Chicago Sun-Times | Hinton, R. — The drop in the backlog — which, at its highest point, stood at $16.7 billion in 2017 — means […]