Learn about the candidates running for Illinois comptroller in the Nov. 6 election as part of WTTW’s 2018 Voters’ Guide to the General Election.
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.
Illinois lawmakers met in Springfield for a special session to decide how to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
Avoids Legal Fight with Rauner
Gov. Pat Quinn ended a week of speculation today with the appointment of his budget chief, Jerry Stermer, to replace Judy Baar Topinka as state comptroller.
There is some clarity today on what will happen to the Illinois comptroller's office in the wake of Judy Baar Topinka's death.
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka died at age 70 after suffering a stroke.
Carol Marin and four political journalists analyze where the candidates stand in the latest polls, and how money is influencing the hotly contested races.
Sheila Simon is running against Judy Baar Topinka for 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.