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Governor Bruce Rauner has been named as a defendant in lawsuits in St. Clair County,this time he is the plaintiff. The Rauner Administration is suing Comptroller Susana Mendoza over pay for nearly 600 Central Management Services workers. He maintains Mendoza is violating a 2015 court order by covering their paychecks through two revolving funds instead of through the state general fund. Rauner addressed state workers through a Facebook video Monday....

Mendoza offered everything but an emoticon in her Facebook response...

The lawsuit claims paychecks for the CMS workers could be disrupted tomorrow if the matter is not resolved.