Judy Baar Topinka http://peoriapublicradio.org en Sheila Simon running for Il Comptroller http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sheila-simon-running-il-comptroller <div>Sheila Simon is throwing her hat in the ring for Illinois Comptroller.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Simon is currently Governor Pat Quinn’s lieutenant governor.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She says she’d focus on something previous comptroller’s haven’t focused on - rooting out corruption in towns across the state.</span></div><div> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:57:45 +0000 Tony Arnold 9750 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sheila Simon running for Il Comptroller State's year end bills mount http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/states-year-end-bills-mount <div>Illinois is ringing in the fiscal new year with 6-point-1 billion dollars in unpaid bills. As IPR'S Brian Mackey reports, it's only expected to get worse.</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois' budget year ended Sunday, but Comptroller Judy </span>Baar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Topinka<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says she still has thousands of bills to pay, in fact, 73,184 bills to pay, and that doesn't even include figures from other state agencies.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 22:04:46 +0000 Brian Mackey 8214 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State's year end bills mount