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Illinois Comptroller Expects More Budget Woes

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

The woman who pays Illinois‘ bills says trouble is coming. Comptroller Susana Mendoza says the coronavirus’ impact on the state’s economy will be worse than even the two-year budget stalemate under Governor Rauner. Mendoza doesn’t have a specific price tag, but she says the state is seeing far less money than expected. She said that will mean a longer wait for businesses to be paid and perhaps fewer services from the state.


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