State employees will continue to be paid while the budget stalemate between legislators and the governor continues. Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger received verbal authorization from a St. Clair Circuit Court to allow her office to process state payroll.
The Illinois House passed special election bill HB4576 by 66-40. See how members voted in our interactive graphic.
There is some clarity today on what will happen to the Illinois comptroller's office in the wake of Judy Baar Topinka's death.
Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and Democratic challenger Sheila Simon participate in Chicago Tonight’s forum.
Judy Baar Topinka is running for re-election as Illinois Comptroller in 2014.
We talk with Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Ruthhart about his story detailing business ties between a top aide in Mayor Emanuel’s office and the indicted city comptroller. Read Ruthhart's full story.
Chicago's former comptroller is indicted on federal charges of bribery and money laundering while serving as Ohio's deputy treasurer. Paris Schutz has the details. Watch our 2011 interview with Amer Ahmad.