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GuyFawkes10 - LaHood / Flynn debates in question - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Cordell, Do you think any of his policies are working? If so, which ones?
UrKidsWillPay - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
I believe if you check, you will find that Property Developers are required by City Code to put in sidewalks at their expense unless they get a waiver from that part of the code. Once the sidewalks are in, they become the city's responsibility to maintain.
ONCEMORE1 - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
Does anyone else remember that much (most?) of the land the Kroc Center now occupies was formerly Salvation Army property and thus exempt from taxation all along? That would seem to mitigate some of the tax issues some on here are so jacked up about. If I am in error, I welcome correction and/or dissenting opinions.
DaveVictor - LaHood / Flynn debates in question - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well, you're too sharp for me. I was just trying to relieve that longing. I know how much that can hurt.
qfingers - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
Well that guy asked for a gift of money to build his building. So yeah, many objected. The city proposed making it a loan and he backed out. To the best of my knowledge the Kroc center never asked for a thing. It's the city that put proposed putting in the sidewalks since they own that part of the property...just like they own the sidewalks in all the city right of way. Now...since sidewalks…

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The federal government on Monday sold its remaining shares of General Motors Co. stock, ending the controversial $49.5-billion bailout of the automaker with an approximately $10.5-billion loss for taxpayers.

"This marks one of the final chapters in the administration's efforts to protect the broader economy by providing support to the automobile industry," Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.

President Obama's decision to continue the bailouts of GM and Chrysler, begun in late 2008 under former President George W. Bush, helped avoid a collapse of the U.S. auto industry, Lew said.

QUIZ: How well do you understand the Fed stimulus?

Obama tied the additional money to requirements that GM and Chrysler go through government-led bankruptcy restructurings that left taxpayers owning parts of both companies.

In 2011, Treasury closed the books on its $12.5-billion bailout of Chrysler and took about a $1.3-billion loss.

 

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