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Dec 05, 2016

RT @RosemarySobol1: New Illinois comptroller faces red ink, asks 'Please bear with me' @moniquegarcia has the details #chicago https://t.co/K7cdnO4422

Dec 05, 2016

Mendoza tears up when describing how proud she is to take seat and work w/ new staff, even though she hasn't stepped foot in the office yet.

Dec 05, 2016

Mendoza said she hopes her colleagues in the legislature understand they will remain in back of line for pay unless court says otherwise.

Dec 05, 2016

Mendoza takes swipe at giant power legislation that passed last week, says it's a bailout for corporations and schools need help.

Dec 05, 2016

Susana Mendoza takes oath of office to become new Illinois Comptroller. https://t.co/GRqLUfsQeP

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