Susana Mendoza: “My job is to look out for your best interest as a tax payer”

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson

In this June 14, 2017, photo, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Illinois, responds to a reporter’s question during an interview in here office about the state budget in Chicago. As Illinois nears its third year without a state budget, Ms. Mendoza must prioritize what gets paid as new court orders mean her office must pay out more each month than Illinois receives in revenue. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)

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Rick Pearson is joined in the studio by Illinois Comptroller, Susana Mendoza. Susana addresses Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent comments, the Bill Backlog, Medicare and much more. Susana also explains why various deals and contracts that involve lump sums of money, are often attempted to be “done in the dark”.