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Expatriate - REBEL MEDIA: Everybody\'s doing it - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Absolutely. Imagine the number of highly qualified candidates who didn't want their current employers to know they were looking for a new opportunity. This is stupid. Don't worry Louisiana: next time you need to hire a president for LSU, you'll get a fraction of the the resumes. All from unemployed folks and internals. Because the President of some other school doesn't need you…
TheyRclueless - Schaefer prepares for 7th Ward aldermanic primary - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I don't have a dog in this fight, but it seemed like his answers were pretty much "no answer" answers.
quincymike - Illinois video gambling revenues doubled in 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Great idea! Gambling is the solution to the revenue issue. If the city could reduce taxes by an equal amount of gained revenue then go for it. What will happen though is that the city will just increase spending till the revenue levels off because because of over market saturation. Every town and county will be doing it. Then guess what will happen. Yep, taxes will go up to make up for some of that…
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In my opinion, the government needs to wake up and smell where the money's at. Legalizing online gambling can be more beneficial, this video poke machines are great example on how this industry can help.
UrKidsWillPay - REBEL MEDIA: Everybody\'s doing it - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why is it the public interest to know the names of people who weren't even deemed qualified candidates and dies that public interest exceed the interest of the citizens that applied for some level of privacy? A policy of exposing every name of every applicant does not serve the public interest especially given that it would likely have the result of limiting the pool of applicants due to concerns…

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House Republicans say they may try to block the EPA's proposed greenhouse-gas rule

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House Republicans say they may try to block the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed greenhouse-gas (GHG) rule for power plants by denying the funding to implement it, according to Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, a senior member of a House Appropriations Committee. Funding for EPA is included in the Interior-Environment appropriations bill which is being drafted by an Appropriations subcommittee.

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., has pointed out that House Democrats will vote overwhelmingly to oppose GOP attempts to drop funding for the GHG rules. "The overwhelming majority of our party is going to support [funding the effort] and the Senate's not going to pass a repeal" of the regulation, he said. "Nor will the president sign it."

It is unlikely that Congress would be able to roll-back EPA's carbon emissions proposal. But it is highly likely that Republicans will construct a procedure that will require Democrats to go on the record as either opposing or supporting the new GHG rules. Such votes then could be used as ammunition in next November's mid-term elections.

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