Senator Syverson’s Week in Review: Dec. 15 - 19, 2014
Lawmakers will return to Springfield Jan. 8 in response to a Dec. 18 proclamation by Gov. Pat Quinn, calling the General Assembly back to consider a 2016 election for the comptroller position left vacant by the recent passing of the late Judy Baar Topinka, said State Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford). Legal analysis has demonstrated that the Illinois Constitution requires Governor-elect Bruce Rauner to appoint a comptroller to a four-year term.
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