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1950Brutus - Illinois State Fair officials busted for getting free beer tickets - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
A promising career as a future IL gov down the commode.
qfingers - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think it's disgusting that we prohibit felons from municipal office by state law but then can have felons run for state office...and congress... Is that the Peter Principle in action or what?
onehawkfan - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Guess what happens to these large salaries? They turn into large pensions!
WarCry - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The only prohibition I'm aware of for felons in politics here in IL is at the municipal level. From county on up, I don't believe there is any restriction. But if you decide to run, you better know that your past WILL come up, and if you don't want to talk about it, you might just want to stay home.
qfingers - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Of more interest to me are the 10 VA nurses making over $100,000 Wow....according to this the best-paid 10% made over $94,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/registe... So how many VA nurses are there in total in the county?

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4 months, 1 week ago by Bob Gough

Health insurance expenses for City Council members tops $100,000; Cell phone bills also running in the red

With about six weeks remaining in the current fiscal year, the 14 people who vote on the City's budget are seeing their own budgets run in the red. 

At tonight's Quincy City Council meeting, aldermen will hear a third reading and presumably vote on moving $4,000 from the City's General Fund into their own budget to cover increases in health insurance. 

The budget for health insurance for those aldermen who use it is $97,585, so tonight's action will push the expense over the $100,000 mark and next year's insurance line item will be more than $100,000. 

Aldermen are also running over budget on their cell phone budgets. The administration has had to add nearly $3,000 to the budget to cover their cell phone bills. The communications budget for the current fiscal year is $7,000 and that expense is now at about $9,900.

Aldermen are paid $100 per meeting and meet 53 times a year. The budget for aldermanic salaries is $75,500. 

The overall City Council budget is $236,688, which includes $25,200 in a generic "miscellaneous" line item. 

 


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