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Non-Profit Advisory Council Meets Wednesday
10:04 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Comptroller Topinka: Bill Backlog Will Mushroom, Non-Profits Can Help

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at Rockford University.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Expect the state to be nine billion dollars behind in paying its bills by the end of the year. That was the grim message State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka had for a gathering of not-for-profit agencies Monday at Rockford University. She’s enlisting their help to find ways to ease the financial pressure on groups that depend on state money to serve their clients. 

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7:37 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Illinois Comptroller Issues Financial Warning

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka
Credit state of Illinois

A new report from the state's comptroller finds Illinois' budget hangs in the balance of debt and need. Republican Judy Baar Topinka says companies, organizations and individuals hired by the state will have to wait to get paid.

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6:15 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Budget Watchdog Says Illinois Finances a Mixed Bag

A new report analyzing Illinois' finances has some good news and some bad news. The Chicago-based Civic Federation's report breaks down the latest Illinois budget - which was approved earlier this year.

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