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Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty
Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty

Springfield’s Director of the Office of Budget and Management, Bill McCarty talks with Joey about the NAPA contract that is part of the city garage consolidation.

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

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FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

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Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking

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Says some provisions need to be changed

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Republicans: No Need for Special Election

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Durkin: Attorney general has right idea about Rauner appointing comptroller

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Law Would Protect Savings of the Disabled

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Protect eligibility for Medicaid, SSI

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Local Congressman Not Thrilled with Cuba Thaw

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Cuba still oppresses its people, Schock says