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eaglebeaky - \'Interview\' pulled after threat; U.S. says North Korea behind Sony hack - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
Well said, whiner1!!! Somebody at Sony Pictures Entertainment was desperately trying to be edgy and topical when they approved the production of The Interview (in spite of the fact that the creators of South Park already poked fun at North Korea a decade ago). Truth be told, the screenplay for The Interview probably should have found its' way into the trash can a long time ago. No theater owner…
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The NFL officially announced earlier today (12/20/14) that no team will be moving to Los Angeles for the 2015 season. So the St. Louis Rams are staying put, for the time being. Happy holidays, sports fans! :-)
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Is a cheap shot like that really necessary?
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A public figure that did a good job mixing things up. I did not agree with him many times, but glad he was there to balance the board(he really does love the sound of his own voice). It is important to know when to exit the stage, I think he is doing that at the right time.
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Maybe you are the guys that went south! Must like the buddy system that has been goin on for years! Take off your blinders and look at some of these people and there back rounds (education, work experience). I can't wrap my head around a janitor giving advice on construction aspect of a building! This Peters guy should not of said that! I looked up his past wage and experience! Wow! Went from…

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Mandatory IRA bill passes Illinois Senate

8 months ago by Bob Gough

Bill would force employers to set up IRA's and automatically deduct 3 percent from employees' checks

A bill has passed in the Illinois Senate that would force employers to establish Individual Retirement Accounts for their employees

SB 2758,  passed Wednesday by a 30-22-2. Sen. John Sullivan (D-Rushville) was one of the two present votes. 

The Bill mandates employers set up an automatic Individual Retirement Account for their employees, a system to be administered by the Illinois Dept. of Revenue and a newly created Board led by the Illinois Treasurer.  The legislation targets small businesses with 25 or more employees and forces them to not only set up the accounts but also automatically deduct at least 3% from their employees’ paychecks. 

An employee would have to actively pursue “opting out” if they did not want to participate. The bill doesn't force employers to match their employee contributions

The measure now moves to the Illinois House.

The bill is dubbed the The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program and is supported by AARP Illinois, Illinois Asset Building Group, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Woodstock Institute, Heartland Alliance, SEIU Illinois/Indiana and over 45 other businesses, associations and advocacy groups. 


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