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Judy Baar Topinka

Judy Baar Topinka
Republican Judy Baar Topinka is the Illinois State Comptroller after being elected on Nov. 2, 2010. She is the former Illinois State Treasurer, having served from 1995 to 2007. Topinka lost to Rod Blagojevich in the Illinois governor's race in 2006.
Republican Judy Baar Topinka is the Illinois State Comptroller after being elected on Nov. 2, 2010. She is the former Illinois State Treasurer, having served from 1995 to 2007. Topinka lost to Rod Blagojevich in the Illinois governor's race in 2006. « Show less

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  • Village clerk asked to join comptroller advisory board

     
    Tinley Park’s Village Clerk Pat Rea has been tapped to join a governmental advisory board organized by state Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to offer input …...
  • Topinka: State will be $8 billion in hole

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 8:16 p.m. SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka today said the state will end the budget year $8 billion "in the red” unless changes are made. “The prescription for our financial recovery is simple:.....
  • Casinos as a hallmark of world classiness?

     
    World-class cities have casinos....State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka, advocating for a Chicago casino. I'm simply not well traveled enough or attentive enough to gaming opportunities to know if this is generally true in an international sense. Anyone want...
  • Quinn dumps longtime friend from college aid post

     
    Posted by Todd Wilson at 7:15 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Gov. Pat Quinn today shuffled the deck at the agency that oversees the state's prepaid college tuition program by appointing two board members and dumping a longtime friend. Out as chairman......
  • Big fight looming over a bad idea---Congress slated to vote by the end of the year on balanced budget amendment

     
    About a third of the way through the 74-page debt-ceiling bill signed into law this week is a one-paragraph by-the-way that sets the stage for a zesty battle this fall. Sometime between Oct. 1 and New Year's Day, says the......
  • Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally

    Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally
    Illinois Republicans dreamed big during a rally at the Illinois State Fair today, predicting the shaky economy that haunts Democratic President Barack Obama will turn into GOP success at the polls in 2012. GOP leaders talked about putting Illinois "in...
  • Topinka says recession would hurt already shaky Illinois finances

    Topinka says recession would hurt already shaky Illinois finances
    Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Monday said she fears what will happen in Illinois should the nation slip back into recession, warning the state’s finances are so bad there’s nothing to fall back on. The veteran Republican statewide...
  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis. After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • RTA warns of transit cuts

    RTA warns of transit cuts
    Mass transit service cuts could occur as early as next month if the state fails to pay some of the nearly $400 million it owes the Regional Transportation Authority, agency officials said today. RTA Executive Director Joe Costello warned of “dire...
  • Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'

    Quinn: Blagojevich conviction 'serious day for our state'
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state." Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
  • Topinka unveils 'Comptroller's Critters' website

    Topinka unveils 'Comptroller's Critters' website
    Almost like a dating website, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka’s “Comptroller’s Critters” aims to connect adoptable pets with loving homes through photos and mini-bios. “I’m kinda shy,” reads the...