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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?$700,000 to 16 former state lawmakers convicted of a felony, according to an Al
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
$700,000 to 16 former state lawmakers convicted of a felony, according to an Albany Bureau analysis of data from the state Comptroller’s Office. Last year, the Senate’s Republican majority and Democrat-led Assembly reached a deal to make a small... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 hours ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 hours ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million - Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million by Johnathan Silver and Lindsay Carbonell The Texas Tribune June 24 2016 Texas has paid 101 men and women who were wrongfully...101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million - Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million by Johnathan Silver and Lindsay Carbonell The Texas Tribune June 24 2016 Texas has paid 101 men and women who were wrongfully...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Audit: Schools failing to oversee student club fundsbusiness procedures needed to safeguard the collection, deposit and disbursemen
Audit: Schools failing to oversee student club funds
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
business procedures needed to safeguard the collection, deposit and disbursement of money.” Yet auditors with the state comptroller’s office, who examined policies and records in the Deposit, Dryden, Greene, Ithaca, Laurens and Livingston Manor... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County sees $51.8 million in alcohol sales during April 2016$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of m
Bexar County sees $51.8 million in alcohol sales during April 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of mixed beverage receipts from the Texas comptroller’s office. The contractor came in second place statewide in April, edged out by the Gaylord Texan Grapevine... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cowboys Dancehall’s annual alcohol sales fell almost 25 percent in past 8 yearsfrom $328.4 million in 2005. Here are the country nightclub’s annual total alc
Cowboys Dancehall’s annual alcohol sales fell almost 25 percent in past 8 years
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
from $328.4 million in 2005. Here are the country nightclub’s annual total alcohol sales, according to data from the Texas comptroller’s office. And, state regulators fought the renewal of the nightclub’s liquor license earlier this year, arguing... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Comptroller Says Former Employee Stole Thousands From Clarksville, Tn., Gas and WaterA special investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, in conjunction w
Comptroller Says Former Employee Stole Thousands From Clarksville, Tn., Gas and Water
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
A special investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, in conjunction with the Clarksville Police Department, has found that former materials management technician Tony Hams stole at least $47,518 from Clarksville Gas and Water, officials... Read more
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New York Magazine
Scott Stringer Is Positioning Himself to Run Against Mayor de Blasiopresident he was known for his wonkish attention to community boards and transi
Scott Stringer Is Positioning Himself to Run Against Mayor de Blasio
New York Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
president he was known for his wonkish attention to community boards and transit. Like his ambitious predecessors in the comptroller’s office, he has antagonized the mayor — but Stringer hasn’t brought the kind of political flair to it that, say,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
County attorney denies ‘witchhunt’ by Poloncarz against Lorigoand even threatening his seat. On Thursday, the Legislature collected sworn te
County attorney denies ‘witchhunt’ by Poloncarz against Lorigo
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
and even threatening his seat. On Thursday, the Legislature collected sworn testimony from the county attorney and Comptroller’s Office in an attempt to “clear the air” in the matter. The implication of vendettas and political favors is a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Legislators question whether Poloncarz used County Attorney’s Office to launch political attack on Lorigoand even threatening his seat. On Thursday, the Legislature collected sworn te
Legislators question whether Poloncarz used County Attorney’s Office to launch political attack on Lorigo
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
and even threatening his seat. On Thursday, the Legislature collected sworn testimony from the county attorney and Comptroller’s Office in an attempt to “clear the air” in the matter. The implication of vendettas and political favors is a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Comptroller’s Guide Helps Explain New Federal Education Law The Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability has created
Comptroller’s Guide Helps Explain New Federal Education Law
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
The Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability has created an online guide that they say makes it easier to understand the new federal K-12 education law that replaced... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Will the state make next week’s SolarCity contractor payments on time?its subcontractors have submitted to the state for work they did on the solar p
Will the state make next week’s SolarCity contractor payments on time?
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
its subcontractors have submitted to the state for work they did on the solar panel factory into April. While the state comptroller’s office released the $33 million to cover bills that the contractors had submitted in March, it still has $121... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why are so many of the benefit funds for city workers losing money?funds. 20. That’s how many ran deficits in fiscal 2012, according to an audit
Why are so many of the benefit funds for city workers losing money?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
funds. 20. That’s how many ran deficits in fiscal 2012, according to an audit of the funds released in January by the city comptroller’s office. The red ink for those funds exceeded $40 million with the one for teachers in the CUNY system... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Late payments for SolarCity factory construction in South Buffalo avoid second round of layoffsduring the middle of last week, a Cuomo administration official said. The paym
Late payments for SolarCity factory construction in South Buffalo avoid second round of layoffs
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
during the middle of last week, a Cuomo administration official said. The payment authorization then went to the state Comptroller’s Office, which also must approve the funding before it can be released to the contractors. With the delay... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why are so many of the benefit funds for city workers losing money?the number of funds that ran deficits in fiscal 2012, according to an audit of
Why are so many of the benefit funds for city workers losing money?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
the number of funds that ran deficits in fiscal 2012, according to an audit of the funds released in January by the city comptroller’s office. The red ink for those funds exceeded $40 million with the one for teachers in the CUNY system... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Late payments could again cause layoffs on SolarCity projectboard – and signed off on them last week, an adminstration official said. The
Late payments could again cause layoffs on SolarCity project
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
board – and signed off on them last week, an adminstration official said. The payment authorization then went to the state Comptroller’s Office, which must approve the funding before it can be released to the contractors. That approval has not been... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Circuit court positions at heart of promotion controversy remain under reviewincreased her state pension, but not by much: $138 a year. Her annual pension w
Circuit court positions at heart of promotion controversy remain under review
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
increased her state pension, but not by much: $138 a year. Her annual pension will be $70,675, according to the Illinois Comptroller’s Office. - Kouri’s revocation stripped away the promotion of Tana Hess, a 25-year court reporter who in April... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Little Falls Common Council OKs amendment to sales tax agreementthey can just change it," said Longstreet. "I believe the agreement, by terms o
Little Falls Common Council OKs amendment to sales tax agreement
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 14 days ago
they can just change it," said Longstreet. "I believe the agreement, by terms of statute, has to be approved by the state comptroller’s office. I’m working with the comptroller’s office and requesting an audit." He said he had looked at past... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport mayor, alderwoman tangle in high-volume Common Council argumentsigned a four-year contract. The city is now running operating surpluses, its f
Lockport mayor, alderwoman tangle in high-volume Common Council argument
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
signed a four-year contract. The city is now running operating surpluses, its fiscal status has been upgraded by the State Comptroller’s Office, and Wall Street rating firms Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s have raised its bond... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No holds barred in McCaffrey-Mullane battle in Lockportsigned a four-year contract. The city is now running operating surpluses, its f
No holds barred in McCaffrey-Mullane battle in Lockport
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
signed a four-year contract. The city is now running operating surpluses, its fiscal status has been upgraded by the state Comptroller’s Office, and Wall Street rating firms Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s have raised its bond... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County sees $199 million in alcohol sales during first four months of 2016$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of m
Bexar County sees $199 million in alcohol sales during first four months of 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of mixed beverage receipts from the Texas comptroller’s office. The contractor came in second place statewide in April, edged out by the Gaylord Texan Grapevine... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Staten Island cleared to give deer vasectomiesdeer situation. So, the city has a $2 million birth control plan: deer vasectom
Staten Island cleared to give deer vasectomies
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 days ago
deer situation. So, the city has a $2 million birth control plan: deer vasectomies, according to USA TODAY. This week, the Comptroller’s office gave the Parks Department the go-ahead to contract the process, Staten Island Advance reports. In 2014,... Read more
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USA Today
Deer in Staten Island might get vasectomies — a $2 million projectfawned?) of its growing deer situation. So, the city has a $2 million birth con
Deer in Staten Island might get vasectomies — a $2 million project
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
fawned?) of its growing deer situation. So, the city has a $2 million birth control plan: deer vasectomies. This week, the Comptroller’s office gave the Parks Department the go-ahead to contract the process, Staten Island Advance reports. In 2014,... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Governor declares state of disaster in long list of counties | June 8, 2016tax revenue drops State sales tax revenue in May totaled $2.41 billion, down 7
Governor declares state of disaster in long list of counties | June 8, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted 16 days ago
tax revenue drops State sales tax revenue in May totaled $2.41 billion, down 7.1 percent compared to May 2015, the comptroller’s office reported June 2. But, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar explained, “The comparison in sales tax revenue to... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Poughkeepsie council spends money on fixing buildings, and accepts a granthe had to do that for us to access this money.” The $130,000 will be used to i
Poughkeepsie council spends money on fixing buildings, and accepts a grant
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 17 days ago
he had to do that for us to access this money.” The $130,000 will be used to implement recommendations made by the state Comptroller’s office. Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo Common Council members plan $5,000 rise in stipends for leadership rolesand comptroller. Brown’s deputy mayor and 10 of his commissioners and deputy co
Buffalo Common Council members plan $5,000 rise in stipends for leadership roles
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
and comptroller. Brown’s deputy mayor and 10 of his commissioners and deputy commissioners have a higher base pay than the mayor. There are also four people in the City Comptroller’s Office, including the deputy comptroller, paid more than Schroe... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo Common Council members seek $5,000 increase in stipends for committee chairmanships, leadership postsand comptroller. Brown’s deputy mayor and 10 of his commissioners and deputy co
Buffalo Common Council members seek $5,000 increase in stipends for committee chairmanships, leadership posts
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 days ago
and comptroller. Brown’s deputy mayor and 10 of his commissioners and deputy commissioners have a higher base pay than the mayor. There are also four people in the City Comptroller’s Office, including the deputy comptroller, paid more than Schroe... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Texas Comptroller Kicks Off Tour of Texas Military Installationsto sites across the state. Hegar will tour facilities, meet with local official
Texas Comptroller Kicks Off Tour of Texas Military Installations
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 18 days ago
to sites across the state. Hegar will tour facilities, meet with local officials and release the results of a study the Comptroller’s office recently completed examining the economic impact of individual military bases.The Good for Texas Tour:... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Students paint mural for Eden Valley Growers CoopMiddle School’s auditorium at 8855 Erie Road in Angola. She will review the 201
Students paint mural for Eden Valley Growers Coop
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
Middle School’s auditorium at 8855 Erie Road in Angola. She will review the 2015 budget and explain the audit the state comptroller’s office conducted for January 2012 to September 2015. Hosler’s address will also include challenges and goals... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Union officials want criminal probe after N.J. chastises Kean University over $250,000 tablethe spending, and it detailed a murky payment method that funneled money throug
Union officials want criminal probe after N.J. chastises Kean University over $250,000 table
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 days ago
the spending, and it detailed a murky payment method that funneled money through Kean’s campus in Wenzhou, China. The comptroller’s office recommended that the school follow existing guidelines going forward but did not refer the matter for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Marilla gets advice on control of financesaccounting firm Drescher & Malecki, as “on the higher side” for reserves sugges
Marilla gets advice on control of finances
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
accounting firm Drescher & Malecki, as “on the higher side” for reserves suggested by regulatory agencies such as the State Comptroller’s Office. Montalvo said Marilla’s financial condition is among the best of all Erie County municipalities that... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
State finds Kean University flouted state law in purchasing $250,000 tableaccording to the report, which also found the school’s rationale in circumventi
State finds Kean University flouted state law in purchasing $250,000 table
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
according to the report, which also found the school’s rationale in circumventing public bidding to be lacking. The comptroller’s office recommended more training for Kean staff and said the school should comply with the law and its own... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
State finds Kean University flouted state law in purchasing $250,000 Chinese-made tableaccording to the report, which also found the school’s rationale in circumventi
State finds Kean University flouted state law in purchasing $250,000 Chinese-made table
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
according to the report, which also found the school’s rationale in circumventing public bidding to be lacking. The comptroller’s office recommended more training for Kean staff and said the school should comply with the law and its own... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Campisi's looks beyond Dallas for a bigger piece of pizza pieabout 8,000 square feet, Mockingbird remains the largest and most profitable lo
Campisi's looks beyond Dallas for a bigger piece of pizza pie
Dallas Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
about 8,000 square feet, Mockingbird remains the largest and most profitable location, he said. Figures from the Texas comptroller’s office show that location pulled in $624,536 in alcohol sales in 2015, down less than 1 percent from 2014. Of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Meet Elliott Broidy, Donald Trump’s New Shady Fundraiserpaid $380,000 to a state official’s brother and another $90,000 to the girlfrie
Meet Elliott Broidy, Donald Trump’s New Shady Fundraiser
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
paid $380,000 to a state official’s brother and another $90,000 to the girlfriend of another top official in the New York comptroller’s office. In return, Briody’s firm pocketed a cool $18 million in management fees, a sum the company was forced... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Meet Elliott Broidy, Donald Trump’s New Shady Fundraiserpaid $380,000 to a state official’s brother and another $90,000 to the girlfrie
Meet Elliott Broidy, Donald Trump’s New Shady Fundraiser
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
paid $380,000 to a state official’s brother and another $90,000 to the girlfriend of another top official in the New York comptroller’s office. In return, Briody’s firm pocketed a cool $18 million in management fees, a sum the company was forced... Read more
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Fortune
ExxonMobil, Chevron Face a Changing Shareholder Climatedoing (on climate research) and how that will affect their long-term business p
ExxonMobil, Chevron Face a Changing Shareholder Climate
Fortune / Posted a month ago
doing (on climate research) and how that will affect their long-term business plan,” said Pete Trannis of New York State’s comptroller’s office. “It’s almost impossible to imagine they haven’t been doing some of this already.” The so-called proxy... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Increases in costs at Buffalo’s RiverBend site reach $50 millionto provide any information about the hiring arrangement, and there has been no
Increases in costs at Buffalo’s RiverBend site reach $50 million
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
to provide any information about the hiring arrangement, and there has been no contract submitted for review with the State Comptroller’s Office. Cuomo has described Schwartz’s role as conducting an “investigation,” even as federal prosecutors run... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
18th District challenger gives voters more views, issues to considerthan $3 million to elected, countywide officials during the last fiscal year, a
18th District challenger gives voters more views, issues to consider
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
than $3 million to elected, countywide officials during the last fiscal year, according to data we requested from the state comptroller’s office. Efforts by some legislators to eliminate those stipends have gone nowhere. For most, the state... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Batavia Town Board agrees to share cost of bike trail project with city40 families in a section of the town south of Route 33, west of the city. Post
Batavia Town Board agrees to share cost of bike trail project with city
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
40 families in a section of the town south of Route 33, west of the city. Post said a letter has been sent to the state Comptroller’s Office for review, a prerequisite to the receipt of financing through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Batavia Town Board agrees to share cost of bike trail project with city40 families in a section of the town south of Route 33, west of the city. Post
Batavia Town Board agrees to share cost of bike trail project with city
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
40 families in a section of the town south of Route 33, west of the city. Post said a letter has been sent to the state Comptroller’s Office for review, a prerequisite to the receipt of financing through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Judge Steve Kouri's promotions and pay raises for two court reporters draws scrutinyin charge of scheduling and other day-to-day necessities of a circuit’s court r
Judge Steve Kouri's promotions and pay raises for two court reporters draws scrutiny
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
in charge of scheduling and other day-to-day necessities of a circuit’s court reporters. According to the state comptroller’s office, only two of Illinois’ circuits had administrators last year: Cook ($155,000 salary) and DuPage... Read more

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