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Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count
ONCEMORE1 - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This goes well beyond the "hanging chad" debacle, this is a deliberate effort to weight the results in favor of the Democrats. The size of the target on a touchscreen is easily manipulated so that if the D spot is half or most of the screen and the R spot is a tiny area of the actual "sweet spot", the results are controlled by the administrator and not the voter-------who just "happens" to be…
ONCEMORE1 - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If there was a chance in Hell your Third-Party candidate might actually win, I'd be right there with you, but you have to face the fact there ISN"T. Why is it that the typical Third Party frontrunner, usually Libertarian, shares many ideals with the Republican Party, siphons votes away from the Republicans and even receives support from the DNC and Unions to do so? The folly in…
qfingers - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jarosch above inadvertently elucidated the reason why minimum wage is BAD. He says people would leave his store to work somewhere with higher wage....but when everybody pays minimum wage there are no other high-paying jobs. If you get rid of minimum wage businesses would pay what people are willing to work for and wages would vary...some up...some down...and overall employment would increase.

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Quincy's share of five year IDOT maintenance plan

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6 months, 3 weeks ago by Bob Gough

Quincy Regional Airport runway to get $2.6 million in runway resurfacing in 2016-2017

 
Highway projects of interest for the Quincy area that are tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 
time frame include: 
 
• US 24 (Maine Street) at the Quincy Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River in Quincy. 
Bridge repair, engineering for location, environmental and design studies, engineering for contract 
plans and archaeological survey are programmed during FY 2016-2020 at a cost of $3.8 million. 
Illinois is the lead agency; Missouri and Illinois will share the cost equally. 
 
• US 24 (Broadway Street) at the Bayview Bridge over the Mississippi River in Quincy. Bridge 
repair, bridge joint repair and bridge deck sealing are programmed during FY 2015-2020 at a cost of 
$1.4 million. Of this total, bridge repair and bridge joint repair are programmed in FY 2015 at a cost 
of $1.3 million. Illinois is the lead agency; Missouri and Illinois will share the cost equally. 
 
• Illinois 57 from south of York Street in Quincy to 0.8 mile south of Laaker Road north of 
Marblehead. Resurfacing on 6.4 miles is programmed during FY 2016-2020 at a cost of $3.3 million. 
 
• Illinois 57 over Payson Avenue 0.5 mile south of US 24 in Quincy. A new bridge deck and bridge 
repair are programmed during FY 2016-2020 at a cost of $1.7 million. 
 
• Illinois 96 over Cedar Creek 0.1 mile north of Wisman Lane in Quincy. A bridge replacement is 
programmed during FY 2016-2020 at a cost of $1.1 million. 
 
• Illinois 96 over Emery Creek 0.3 mile east of 24th Street in Quincy. A bridge replacement is 
programmed during FY 2016-2020 at a cost of $1 million. 
 
 
Rail projects of interest for the Quincy area that are tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 time 
frame include: 
 
• No rail projects of interest tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 time frame. 
 
 
Transit projects of interest for the Quincy area that are tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 
time frame include: 
 
• No transit projects of interest tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 time frame. 
 
 
Major Air projects of interest for the Quincy area that are tentatively scheduled during the FY 2015-2020 
time frame include: 
 
• Quincy Regional Airport - Quincy. Bituminous overlay and rehabilitation of Runway 13/31, 
Phases 1 and 2. Estimated cost is $2.6 million in FY 2016-2017. 
 

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