Illinois comptroller http://wuis.org en Treasurer Candidates Spar Over Eliminating The Job They Want http://wuis.org/post/treasurer-candidates-spar-over-eliminating-job-they-want <div style="margin:0;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Illinois lawmakers have long debated whether to combine the offices of comptroller and treasurer. Both candidates for treasurer are competing to one-up each other over whether the office should even exist.</span></font></span></span></font></div><div style="margin:0;"> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:11:22 +0000 Lee Strubinger 24084 at http://wuis.org Treasurer Candidates Spar Over Eliminating The Job They Want Interview: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon http://wuis.org/post/interview-lieutenant-governor-sheila-simon <p>Sheila Simon will wrap up her term as Lieutenant Governor in just over a year.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Democrat and daughter of late U.S. Senator Paul Simon is taking on another challenge.&nbsp; She's running for Illinois Comptroller. That means Simon faces incumbent Republican Judy Baar Topinka.&nbsp; The attacks are already underway.&nbsp;</p><p>Topinka questions Simon's interest in the job, saying she only chose to run for this office after earlier plans to try for Attorney General were scuttled when Lisa Madigan chose to stay put.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:10:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 12820 at http://wuis.org Interview: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon