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1950Brutus - Illinois State Fair officials busted for getting free beer tickets - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
A promising career as a future IL gov down the commode.
qfingers - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think it's disgusting that we prohibit felons from municipal office by state law but then can have felons run for state office...and congress... Is that the Peter Principle in action or what?
onehawkfan - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Guess what happens to these large salaries? They turn into large pensions!
WarCry - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The only prohibition I'm aware of for felons in politics here in IL is at the municipal level. From county on up, I don't believe there is any restriction. But if you decide to run, you better know that your past WILL come up, and if you don't want to talk about it, you might just want to stay home.
qfingers - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Of more interest to me are the 10 VA nurses making over $100,000 Wow....according to this the best-paid 10% made over $94,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/registe... So how many VA nurses are there in total in the county?

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Farm Bill contains Livestock Disaster Assistance fix

5 months, 3 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt says price and availability of beef will still be impacted for some time

Analysis: Spring thaw could drop U.S. beef prices

5 months, 4 weeks ago from cattlenetwork.com

Already pricey beef at grocery stores is expected to become even more expensive in February, but consumers could catch a break after that

U.S. House passes Farm Bill

5 months, 4 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

The U S House has passed the 2014 Farm Bill by a vote of 251 to 166.  This farm bill, formally called the Agricultural Act of 2014, maintains crop insurance provisions, does not link Title I programs…

Groups ask Syngenta to pull GM corn barred by China

5 months, 4 weeks ago Ros Krasny, Reuters

The request follows rejection of multiple cargoes of U.S. corn

Five-year Farm Bill agreed to in principle

6 months ago From NAFB and AFBF

Agreement could be voted on in the House this week

Last chance at Farm Bill comes this week

6 months ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

Lawmakers were working on a plan over the weekend to complete the contentious farm bill in the House, with a final chamber vote as early as Wednesday. The $500 billion measure has stalled in Congress largely…

Senators Call on EPA to Revise Fuel Standards Proposal

6 months ago From illinoisagconnection.com

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Al Franken (D-MN), John Thune (R-SD), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and 26 of their Senate colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to Environmental Protection…

Better sweet corn research leads to better production

6 months ago From illinoisagconnection.com

There are other metrics more important in sweet corn grown for processing than grain yeild

Advanced Biofuels Producers Concerned About Lowering RFS

6 months ago From RFA

Several representatives of the cellulosic ethanol and advanced biofuelsindustry comment on potential impacts of the proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency

Right to Farm in Missouri is seeing some backlash

6 months ago by Jim Dewey

Supporters says raising this to the constitutional level will give farmers legal protection

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