Illinois’ Bill Backlog Hits All-Time High of $12.8 Billion

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza says the state’s backlog of unpaid bills has now reached more than 12 point eight billion dollars.

Mendoza says that figure is an all-time high for Illinois …

Mendoza says the current pay cycle is anywhere from six months to two years.

She urges lawmakers and the governor to come together and pass a state budget.