Could Comptroller Force Budget Resolution?
Could the new Illinois comptroller put an end to the state budget impasse? One columnist thinks it's a possibility. Democrat Susana Mendoza was sworn into that office this week after winning a special election in November against Republican incumbent Leslie Munger.
Matt Dietrich of Reboot Illinois thinks there's a way to force Republican Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan to resolve their differences. You can read his entire column at the Reboot Illinois website.