State To Stop Taking Overdue Fines Out Of Income Tax Refunds For Lower Income Taxpayers Due To PandemicLower-income taxpayers in Illinois who owe unpaid parking tickets or other fines to the city of Chicago or other local governments won't have that money taken out of their income tax returns this year, in an effort to give them another measure of relief during the pandemic.
Madigan Successor Who Resigned After Less Than Three Days In Office Declines Full Month's Salary“In the spirit of good governance and in the best interest of the people of the state of Illinois I decline the one month salary to which I am entitled by law," Kodatt said in an email to the Illinois State Comptroller.
State Lawmakers Must Get Paid For Whole Month Even If They Serve Only A Day Under State Law; Comptroller Mendoza Wants That To ChangeFor most of us, you work a day, you get paid for a day. But Illinois law says if you work a day, you get paid for an entire month - if you're a state lawmaker.
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza Says State Lawmakers Won't Get Pay RaiseWhile there is no language in the state budget that prohibits a pay raise, it does not provide any money to cover the cost of a pay raise.
Illinois Has Spent $168.5 On COVID-19 Fight Since March 24; Comptroller Susana Mendoza Explains How Budgeting WorksA total of $168.5 million in taxpayer money has been spent since March 24 battling the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois alone.
Illinois Comptroller's Office Finds Itself Paying $3.5 Million For PPE In McDonald's Parking Lot During Coronavirus CrisisAs the number of cases of COVID-19 climbs, so does the demand for personal protective equipment, or PPE.
A Look At The Gang Sign Controversy That Preceded The End Of The Student Design Contest For Chicago City Stickers Going back generations, Chicago city vehicle tax stickers had colorful designs with artworks showcasing the city – but since 2013, the designs have featured only boldface numerals denoting the month and year of expiration.
Comptroller Susana Mendoza To Halt Program Helping Suburbs Collect Red Light Camera Fines; Calls System 'Clearly Broken'The move comes amid a federal investigation of red light company SafeSpeed.
Illinois Will Stop Collecting On Unpaid Red Light Tickets“This system is clearly broken. I am exercising the moral authority to prevent state resources being used to assist a shady process that victimizes taxpayers.”
Funding Released For Construction At 2 Veterans' HomesThe state comptroller's office has released nearly $11 million for construction at two Illinois Veterans' Homes.
Julian Castro, Beto O'Rourke To Appear In Chicago This WeekendJulian Castro and Beto O'Rourke will both speak at the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute's National Conference this weekend.
New Poll: In Mayor's Race, Daley Places SecondAccording to a mayoral poll prepared for one of the campaigns, Toni Preckwinkle leads at 16 per cent, with Daley at 14, and Gery Chico at 11.
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Burke Shakedown Scandal At Downtown ForumAld. Ed Burke and the corruption charges against him were on all the Chicago mayoral candidates' minds at a forum held at the Union League Club Friday.
Preckwinkle, Mendoza Attempt To Distance Themselves From Ald. Burke And Corruption InvestigationThe two Chicago mayoral candidates are working furiously to distance themselves from Burke and Ald. Danny Solis.
Fact Checking Ads: Susana Medoza And The Window Washers UnionSince the window washers incident, Mendoza hasn't received any mayoral donations from the SEIU. However, Mendoza has received big bucks from several other labor unions.