State comptrollers hosts roundtable in Rockford - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

State comptrollers hosts roundtable in Rockford

Posted:
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

The new fiscal year in Illinois has not been kind to non-profit organizations that depend on state payments.

State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka held a roundtable discussion with over 40 area non-profit leaders in Rockford on Monday to discuss the state budget's implications for area businesses. Topinka said the goal of the talk is to emphasize the state's responsibility to pay those organizations on a timely basis.

"Because these folks have a lot of problems," Topinka explained. "They handle the most vulnerable people in our society and when you don't pay them they really have their backs against the wall."

Topinka said she will expedite payments to some organizations to help keep them from going under.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.