WESTMONT– Deputy House Minority Leader and State Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale) issued the following statement today upon news of the death of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka:
"Judy Baar Topinka was a trailblazer for women in Illinois government. Her fearless tenacity, unbridled energy and indomitable spirit made her a remarkable leader and true public servant. Illinois is a better state for having had the benefit of her leadership, and all of us who knew her and who were privileged to call her a friend have lost someone near and dear to our hearts. I extend my deepest condolences to the Topinka family at this difficult time."
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