Candidates Spending Record Amounts To Win Lesser Known Office Of Illinois ComptrollerThe race between Republican Leslie Munger and Democrat Susana Mendoza is in many ways a grudge match between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Topinka Announces Re-Election Bid For Illinois ComptrollerIllinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a Republican, has declared her run for re-election next year.
Topinka Warns Of Devastating Effects From Fiscal CliffIllinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the state will face devastating consequences if the federal government goes over the fiscal cliff.
Topinka: New Web Portal Allows The Public To Monitor State's FinancesIllinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has launched a new Web site that allows the public, government watchdogs, and the media to follow the state’s finances more easily.
Topinka: 15 To 20 Years Is Appropriate For BlagojevichIllinois State Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka, who ran unsuccessfully against Rod Blagojevich for governor in 2006, now says he deserves the 15 to 20-year sentence prosecutors are seeking.
Topinka: Bankruptcy For Illinois A Bad IdeaIllinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the state should not even think about bankruptcy.
Topinka: Why Didn't State Lawmakers Make Cuts?The state's new comptroller is incredulous that Illinois lawmakers would impose a whopping increase on taxpayers without passing a single budget cut.