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XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You point out s few bad apples out of hundreds or thousands. The police make hundreds of millions of stops EACH YEAR. So WHO is being the richard. Again look in the mirror, maybe that's why YOU have problems during a police contact.
pjohnf - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And all your examples all got away with murder. Seem their traffic stops didn't help prevent anything.
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yet they don't get arrested 3 times a day. So there in lies the problem with your argument. You just happened to get CAUGHT a few more times, and you didn't like it, and you probably took it out on the officer when you got stopped. Freedom is the about responsibility also. You get caught, be man/woman enough to admit it, and get over it. YOU broke the law. The officer is just doing their…
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Who arrested him? Another Police Officer. You just proved my point. They hire the people that apply, can't know how they will do until they are hired. Plus with the Federal Lawsuits they have to be VERY careful who they disqualify before hiring, until they mess up. The liberal PC bullshit, causes a lot of the problems. BUT it is not up to the citizen during a stop to decide anything. The citizen…
XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So, let me get this right. You want a LAW, that says you can violate another law? If you feel so strongly, push to get rid of the laws YOU don't like. There are reasons, that you have no idea about, why the police would stop a vehicle for a "minor" traffic violation. Maybe it is your ATTITUDE that talks you into a ticket. Also, if the police officer ONLY writes the minor violation, when he gets…

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Businesses concerned about Illinois Legislature’s inaction on incentives

9 months, 1 week ago Associated Press

Inaction has triggered fresh concerns about the state’s business climate

From Associated Press:

Illinois took a giant step toward fixing its biggest financial problem by putting a sweeping pension reform on the books, but legislators’ inaction on tax incentives aimed at keeping companies and creating new jobs has triggered fresh concerns about the state’s business climate.

The Senate and a House committee took up legislation this week offering tax breaks for Archer Daniels Midland Company, chemical distributor Univar and newly-merged OfficeMax and Office Depot. But the House left after Tuesday’s pension vote, pushing the issue into 2014 since lawmakers aren’t due back until January. The slowed action — an ADM official said the company needed a decision by year’s end — could frustrate companies and give other states that have already ridiculed Illinois for its unemployment and major financial problems the chance to swoop in.
“The Illinois government’s failure to act in a timely manner is a huge disappointment for business people who are trying to make decisions in a timely manner,” said Illinois Chamber of Commerce President Doug Whitley. “It’s bad form.”
Three separate bills were discussed, but all had the same idea: Give companies a reason to stay or move to Illinois with the promise of retaining and creating new jobs in a state that struggles with its financial image and has one of the highest unemployment rates. Legislation cropped up earlier this year when agribusiness giant ADM announced it was relocating its longtime headquarters from Decatur. The company hasn’t said where it’s going, but city officials in Chicago, Atlanta and St. Louis have said they’re all in the running.
The Senate approved two bills. One would give ADM up to $30 million in tax breaks and the company would have to add hundreds of jobs in Illinois. The other calls for roughly $58 million in incentives for Univar, a Washington-state based company that wants to relocate to Illinois where it has some offices, and Naperville-based OfficeMax and Florida-based Office Depot.
Sen. Tom Cullerton, a Villa Park Democrat who sponsored the second bill, said Texas was in the running for luring away Univar. Other lawmakers expressed concerns during testimony that the office supply companies would chose Florida, a state that has already given Office Depot millions in incentives over the years.
Either scenario could be embarrassing for Illinois, particularly since governors from Texas and Florida waged public campaigns calling on Illinois companies to move out of state.
“Let’s make sure we take from other states as opposed to other states take it from us,” Cullerton said.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s spokeswoman Lucy Nashed declined to talk specifics about Univar, but said the state would be competitive.

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