Comptroller urges impacted businesses to contact office
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka released the following statement on Wednesday to announce that her office will prioritize state payments to assist with flood recovery efforts:
15 honored as part of Women’s History Month
CHICAGO – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka saluted 15 fire service leaders, including two of the state’s female Fire Chiefs, on Tuesday as part of her office’s celebration of Women’s History Month.
Comptroller testifies against adding to debt
SPRINGFIELD – Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Tuesday warned against any additional borrowing to pay down the state’s massive backlog of unpaid bills, noting that Illinois already has bonded its way to one of the lowest credit ratings in the nation, and cannot afford to dig deeper into debt.
Comptroller salutes longtime colleague, friend
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka released the following statement Tuesday in response to the passing of Dawn Clark Netsch:
Financial challenges overshadow accomplishments
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Wednesday released the following statement in response to Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address:
Critical services jeopardized by continued inaction
CHICAGO – Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Monday warned that Illinois is on track to run out of appropriations for services that its residents depend on, and urged state leaders to act before the situation becomes a crisis.
Economic impact could exceed $1 billion for state budget
CHICAGO - Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Friday warned that the economic impact for the state budget could exceed $1 billion if Congress and the President are unable to reach an agreement to prevent the federal government from going over the "fiscal cliff."
Comptroller joins Cancer Society in ‘Making Strides’
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka joined the American Cancer Society, healthcare professionals, survivors and volunteers Wednesday at Springfield’s historic Union Station to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month and promote the 5th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
Comptroller partners with Chamber, Loyola to aid vets, families
CHICAGO – Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka greeted hundreds of veterans seeking jobs and over 100 employers at the Loyola University’s Gentile Arena Thursday for the Hiring Our Heroes Employment Expo, the latest in a series of events targeting unemployment and the financial stresses facing Illinois residents.
Comptroller meets leaders at Teen Living Program
CHICAGO – Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Sunday encouraged Illinois not-for-profit agencies to contact her office if they are on the verge of closing due to state payment delays.