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WarCry - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The FLSA was passed in 1947 with a minimum wage of $0.75/hr and has changed over the course of time. This law has, to date, not been found unconstitutional, so, ergo it is a constitutional law, whether you like it or not. When Franklin D. Roosevelt was pushing for a national minimum wage, he said: “By living wages, I mean more than a bare subsistence level — I mean the wages of a decent living.”…
pullthisleg - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wow, all I can say is wow. The ignorance of people never ceases to amaze me. "This movement is saying that America is less than she promises to be, morally and constitutionally, by denying living wages," Barber said. Really? I don't recall minimum wage in the constitution. Oh here it is, page 340598, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness...and $15 and hour with benefits. Can't believe…
qfingers - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I got the impression you were a bit older so I'm curious as to what tax credit you are getting that means you get back more than you paid in. That's usually reserved for child credit and earned income credit. I imagine it might be earned income credit and if you get back more than you paid in that's an entitlement. That fact they buried welfare in the tax law doesn't change that.…
pjohnf - BGA lawsuit aims to lift veil on IHSA finances - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's make the IHSA open their books and meetings to scrutiny but state government should not be allowed to control high school sports. Government screws up everything it touches and we don't need state government screwing up high school sports too.
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about if they get food stamps and a free lunch, the food stamp amount if lowered by what the free lunches cost. As that is double dipping. WHY should the taxpayers have to pay them twice of more for the same thing?

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Careers: Lt. Glen Schwartz, ISP

Careers: Lt. Glen Schwartz, ISP

1 year, 6 months ago by Bob Gough

Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott would like to announce the transfer of Lieutenant Glen Schwartz from Division of Internal Investigations to the position of Operations Officer over District 20 Patrol.

Lieutenant Schwartz started his career with the Illinois State Police in January 1990 and was assigned to District 8, Peoria upon graduation from the ISP training academy. He then transferred in 1994 to District 20 Patrol. In 1996 Schwartz transferred to investigations where he remained until 2012. During his 11 years supervising the West Central Illinois Task Force, he received promotions to Sergeant and Master Sergeant. Glen served as Task Force Director for 8 years and also supervised the Illinois State Police Meth Response Team and General Criminal Investigations Unit.  Lt. Schwartz most recently held the position of Investigations Commander for the Division of internal Investigations for both the Collinsville and Du Quoin offices in the Southern Command.  

Lieutenant Schwartz holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois and is a Graduate of the Southern Police Institute in Louisville Kentucky. He is an instructor at Western Illinois University where he teaches Criminal Investigations. Prior to his appointment to the Illinois State Police, Schwartz served with the United States Navy.


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