Illinois comptroller http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Simon Announces Bid For Illinois Comptroller http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/simon-announces-bid-illinois-comptroller <p>Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon&nbsp;officially announced Wednesday that she's running for Illinois comptroller, ending five months of uncertainty about which statewide office she'll seek in 2014.</p><p>The Carbondale Democrat made her announcement Wednesday morning in downtown Chicago.&nbsp;Simon announced in February that she wouldn't seek another term with Gov. Pat Quinn.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:04:27 +0000 Bill Raack & The Associated Press 28696 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Simon Announces Bid For Illinois Comptroller