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UrKidsWillPay - Proposed FY15 Budget: $1 million in cuts, new Yard Waste stickers - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
So then you admit I have NEVER posted the other comment before. Thanks for playing.
Stupid_Dems - Airport manager Hester resigns - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And don't you think he got tired of being browbeat by some council members who conveniently forgot to pay their taxes. He got a better job for more money and less BS from the clowns!
1950Brutus - How the SSM “anti-polygamy” movement turned into Animal Farm - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJ
20 years ago some claimed the same thing about gay marriage. When someone wants a different answer they will find a way to come up with that answer. Being the cynic that I am I wouldn't be surprised if someone is working on that new answer even as I type.
Givemeliberty - Proposed FY15 Budget: $1 million in cuts, new Yard Waste stickers - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
MOORE Taxes MOORE Fees LESS Transparency LESS Service MOORE (or LESS) for Quincy..... but we got a scorecard, Baby! Moore taxes Moore fees Moore scandles Less transparency Moore or less for Quincy..... But we got a scorecard baby!!!! the differences being the word scandles and a couple extra exclamation points, you could probably legally consider this plagiarism if it wasn't your own…
1950Brutus - Airport manager Hester resigns - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very possible - but no 2 week or longer notice is another point for the circumstantial circumstances in this case. Plus if someone leaves for another job that is usually part of the departure statement. In the QU case it was even announced where he was going before he got the job - but maybe this was a negotiating ploy. I am sure the FAA is as anal-retentive as other government bureaucracies. So we…

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Poor families use 'supervouchers' to rent in Chicago's priciest buildings

11 months ago by Crain's Chicago Business

The high-rise at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive is the second-most expensive in the city, with rents for a one-bedroom apartment approaching $3,000 a month, well beyond the reach of most Chicago residents.

But that's not too much for the Chicago Housing Authority, which has used federal tax dollars to pick up most of the tab for four lucky residents in the year-old building, with its sweeping views of Lake Michigan, a concierge and a dog-grooming center.

The tenants moved in over the past two years as part of a push by the CHA to expand its housing voucher program so that more low-income residents can leave the city's roughest neighborhoods and start a new life in places with low poverty and crime and close to good schools and jobs.

Yet some landlords say it's a mistake to use scarce tax dollars to pay ultra-high rents for a fortunate few when more than 15,000 people sit on the CHA's voucher waiting list.

“This is nuts,” says landlord Tony Rossi, president of Chicago-based RMK Management Corp., who describes himself as a liberal Democrat. “In a situation where you're dealing with a low-income person, do they really need a 25th-floor apartment with a lake view? It just doesn't make sense to me.”

 

It doesn't make any sense to U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, either. The Peoria Republican last month pushed a measure through the House to curb the payments and says he is seeking an investigation by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which pays for the voucher program and sets many of its rules.

“This is about making sure that people are not abusing the system,” he says.

Full Article: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20140726/ISSUE01/307269984/poor-families-use-supervouchers-to-rent-in-citys-priciest-buildings#

 


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