Judy Baar Topinka
Illinois senators have signed off on a proposal to allow voters to decide if the state should combine the two offices that handle state finances.
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the state should not even think about bankruptcy.
The state’s new comptroller is incredulous that Illinois lawmakers would impose a whopping increase on taxpayers without passing a single budget cut.
The Seniors Ride Free program is only one of a number of financial issues facing the debt-ridden Regional Transportation Authority.
Democratic State Rep. David Miller has conceded in the race for Illinois comptroller.