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Righty1 - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't recall you calling for a part time mayor when the previous mayor blew $6 million on Hydro which is exactly what put the city in this predicament.
CoolEdge - March jobs report: Illinois workforce shrinks, manufacturing continues bleeding - Quincy, IL News -
And some try to tell us that is just the boomers retiring, but in fact the older folks are working longer, it is the younger folks that are leaning on entitlements more than before.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that, for instance, the labor participation rates of those aged 25 to 54 years decreased from 76.4% in 2002 to 70.9% in 2012 – while the rates of those aged 55 and over…
HuhWhy - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
This mayor is a poor leader. He thinks he is the smartest one in the room. How can you move an organization in the direction it needs to go when the leader is not competent?
WarCry - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Another idea that was put forward to try and prevent cuts and/or taxes, presented by the mayor and shot down by (part of) the council. But guess who will be blamed....
WarCry - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I don't see why not. Those very same elected officials (at the state level, anyway) seem to think it's perfectly acceptable to renege on established contracts when they decide it cost too much to honor the commitment. Good for the goose, right? (BTW, this isn't an issue of whether you support unions or not. Even if you hate them and think they screwed everyone over with their contracts,…

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Careers: First Assistant State's Attorney Gary Farha

3 years, 6 months ago by Bob Gough

From Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard:

"I am proud to announce that 1st Assistant State's Attorney Gary Farha has been recognized for his outstanding efforts in drug prosecutions at the annual meeting of the Illinois Metropolitan Enforcement Group and Drug Task Force Commanders Association at their annual meeting held in East Peoria on October 6th. The Association is comprised of Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the state of Illinois, whose specialized mission is comprehensive drug investigations and interdiction.

 Gary was nominated for this prestigious award by Robert Short, the Commander of the West Central Illinois Drug Task Force. Gary's efforts have been instrumental in the continuing fight to curb drug crimes, and is at the "tip of the spear" in prosecuting drug traffickers in west central Illinois. This battle has become all the more challenging with the scourge of methamphetamines, in addition to other illicit drugs, and Gary's efforts to bring those involved to justice deserve our thanks and our recognition."


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