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Memorial service set for Judy Baar Topinka

WGN-TV - 10 Dec 2014
A memorial service is now set for Judy Baar Topinka. The state's comptroller passed-away suddenly Wednesday after suffering a stroke. The service will be held Wednesday morning at a union headquarters in southwest suburban Countryside. The service ...
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Republican comptroller candidate calls for merger of offices

Herald-Whig - 08 Aug 2018
They said this idea has been debated regularly since 2011 when the late Judy Baar Topinka was comptroller and Dan Rutherford was treasurer. At that time, the pair of constitutional officers said consolidating services into a single office would save ...
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Editorial: Give voters power to merge state comptroller, treasurer

Quad-Cities Online - 25 Jul 2018
Neither did Mendoza's mentor, the late and legendary Judy Baar Topinka, a former GOP state senator and candidate for governor, who held both offices, treasurer and comptroller. Topinka's view also was shared by the late Dawn Clark Netsch, an equally ...
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The Legacy of Judy Baar Topinka

WGN Radio - 26 Mar 2018
Son of the late Judy Baar Topinka, Joe Topinka, stops by to talk about his mother's legacy and the impact she left on many people. Joe also shares details about his new biography “Just Judy” that shares details about his mother's life and the nonstop ...
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GOP pushes merger of Illinois comptroller, treasurer posts

Crain's Chicago Business (blog) - 23 Jul 2018
Traditionally—especially when the late Judy Baar Topinka, a former treasurer and comptroller, wasn't running—Democrats have held the jobs more often than Republicans. The slots often have served as a launching pad for higher office for people like ...
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Your negative political ad will sway my vote — against you

Chicago Tribune - 10 Mar 2018
In 2006, when Rod Blagojevich, the Democrat, was running for governor against Judy Baar Topinka, the Republican, I voted for Topinka. Why? Because the flyers I kept getting from the Blagojevich campaign seemed unusually mean. Anyone who would play ...
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Springfield signing set for Topinka's 'Just Judy' book

The State Journal-Register - 07 May 2018
Joseph Baar Topinka, son of late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, will be in Springfield Wednesday for a book signing of a work he penned about his mother. Copies of “Just Judy: A Citizen and Leader for Illinois,” will be available at the signing, from 3 ...
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Former Riversider tapped for college's hall of fame

Riverside Brookfield Landmark - 09 Jan 2018
The late Lillian M. Baar, a longtime Riverside resident and the mother of the late Judy Baar Topinka, will be inducted into the Morton College Hall of Fame on April 20. While most local residents are more familiar with Baar's daughter, who served in ...
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Judy Baar Topinka remembered for political style

Chicago Tribune - 10 Dec 2014
In an era of politicians who are wedded to the party line, coiffed and packaged to sell to voters, colorful and outspoken Judy Baar Topinka spent three-and-a-half decades thinking, acting and speaking outside the box. She castigated opponents in her ...
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Karen Conti |Full Show 3/25/2018

WGN Radio - 26 Mar 2018
Joe Topinka, son of the late Judy Baar Topinka, stops by to talk about his mother's legacy and how he's honoring her in the biography “Just Judy“; and author of The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It , Dr. Jonathon ...
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Shorter campaigns, less spending is the key to saving democracy

Chicago Tribune - 08 Nov 2017
Judy Baar Topinka entered the 2006 governor's race less than five months before the primary election. That year, the Republican candidates began running their first television ads for the March primary just one month before the election. A recent ...
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Susana Mendoza's tribute to Judy Baar Topinka

Chicago Tribune - 09 Nov 2016
Illinois state Comptroller-elect Susana Mendoza wears a suit owned by Judy Baar Topinka as a tribute to the late Republican state officeholder. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune). SEE MORE VIDEOS. Illinois state Comptroller-elect Susana Mendoza wears ...
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Judy Baar Topinka's son sues her chief of staff over campaign funds

Chicago Tribune - 31 Dec 2015
The son of the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has filed a lawsuit accusing his mother's chief of staff of taking nearly $89,000 in campaign funds. The lawsuit from Joseph Baar Topinka was filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court and accuses Nancy ...
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In Judy Baar Topinka's honor, eliminate her office

Chicago Tribune - 13 Dec 2014
The tragic death of beloved Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has been followed, predictably, by much speculation about who should replace her and how that person will be chosen. But I believe it's more important for us to focus on what ...
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Spring break over: Rauner, Pritzker begin general election TV war

Chicago Sun-Times - 05 Jun 2018
Two 15-second ads began airing in April 2006 — contrasting Blagojevich's support for a minimum wage increase and an assaults weapons ban with Republican challenger Judy Baar Topinka's opposition to those proposals. “It's very difficult to, to define ...

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