Susana A. Mendoza

Illinois State Comptroller

Susana A. Mendoza is the Illinois State Comptroller, charged with paying the state’s bills. She served 10 years as a state legislator.

The ruling is saving taxpayers $180,000 in raises the two legislators were trying to claw back. But the former state senators had petitioned the court to include all current and former legislators, which could have cost state taxpayers $10 million or more.