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gizzard93 - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Have you got $25000000 to pay for it?
hinkdad - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about pooling resources from the QFD, QPD, Adams County Sheriff's Dept, and Adams County Ambulance. Then constructing a SINGLE municipal building at say...... 14th and Broadway when Blessing pulls out? You could have a new jail, with the QPD in the same building (no more moving prisoners between buildings), new courthouse, new central fire station, and new ambulance hub. The City/County could…
migraine_in_qcy - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Other than general feelings about how the jail is old and unsafe, no one yet has given any actual examples of safety problems with the current jail. Obviously I don't spend my time there, so I don't know what issues there are. One of you that thinks we need a new jail (WarCry, WmMunny) because the current one is old, please give evidence of why the current jail is unsafe. Don't just…
pjohnf - Mendon men arrested in cannabis investigation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Migraine, you are so right on, government isn't concerned about citizen's welfare, it's always been about money, power and control. Why do barbers, hairdressers and other such jobs need a license from some state bureaucracy? It's about the money?
WarCry - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
See, I like that big, empty lot at the corner of 8th/Jersey. Put up a nice, multi-story building, move the county's sheriff's offices and jail over there with underground parking like the city police have. Put in some space for the state police to have an office or two in there as a satellite to the Pittsfield office, and keep some space for growth as needed. Put the jail in the upper sections…

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Main Street Growth & Opportunity Coalition launches in Missouri

3 months, 3 weeks ago From Main Street Growth

The Main Street Growth & Opportunity Coalition has announced its launch in Missouri.

The Coalition is an alliance of businesses, local trade associations and individuals in Missouri who are concerned about Washington’s failure to pass a common sense, pro-growth agenda for America. 

“Every time Congress plays political games and creates uncertainty in the economy, businesses suffer,” said Dan Shaul, State Director of the Missouri Grocers Association and a member of the coalition. “It’s time for Congress to listen to their constituents and start making progress by passing pro-growth policies.” 

The coalition’s pro-growth agenda will focus on four issues Washington lawmakers have ignored for too long: tax reform, opening new markets to U.S. products, fiscal responsibility and immigration reform. The group will educate lawmakers and Missourians about the economic benefits of these policies and illustrate the consequences of continued inaction.  

“Reforming the tax code will help businesses have the confidence to invest in ways that will make the economy grow again,” said Ray McCarty, president of the Associated Industries of Missouri “And with so many businesses trying to decrease overhead costs, tax reform can’t come soon enough.”

“Missouri businesses are being held down by taxes that are too high and too complex. Instead of updating the business tax code to be flatter, fairer and simpler, Congress has long decided to do nothing,” Shaul argued. “In addition to tax reform, America’s small businesses deserve more opportunities to compete against not only domestic companies, but foreign companies as well. Increasing exports of U.S. goods and services to new markets would provide a major boost to our economy.”

 


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