Judge Orders State Lawmakers Be Paid

Mar 24, 2017
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A Cook County judge says the state can't withhold payment from Illinois lawmakers in the absence of a budget.

Source: WBEZ

Illinois' comptroller cannot delay paying the salaries of state lawmakers during the ongoing budget impasse, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday afternoon. Democratic Comptroller Susana Mendoza won a bitter campaign last year against her predecessor, Republican Leslie Munger.

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