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.
Judy Baar Topinka
There is some clarity today on what will happen to the Illinois comptroller's office in the wake of Judy Baar Topinka's death.
Judy Baar Topinka joins Phil Ponce for a one-on-one conversation about her campaign for governor and vision for Illinois. Democratic candidate, incumbent Gov. Rod Blagojevich, initially agreed to be a part of the program, but later canceled his appearance.
Illinois Treasurer and State Republican Party Chair Judy Baar Topinka invites Chicago Tonight’s Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano into her Riverside home for a tour of memorabilia, art, and a little accordion playing.
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka died at age 70 after suffering a stroke.
Judy Baar Topinka is running for re-election as Illinois Comptroller in 2014.