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pjohnf - QFD at Madison School Wednesday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Kudos to the QFD for teaching fire safety to our children and I hope they talked about smoke detectors, which I'm sure they did. Smoke detectors the first line of defense against house fires should be on every floor and near or in every bedroom. Install working smoke detectors in your home and keep your family safe.
pjohnf - Illinois House Speaker renews push for \'Millionaire\'s Tax\' - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's one thing to think he's getting the rich to pay their fair share in a liberals world but the rich already pay most of the taxes. Even if you agree with the corrupt Madigan, the only people who will benefit from such a tax is Madigan and the rest of the corrupt politicians. They'll waste it and buy votes with the money not solve our fiscal problems in Illinois.
migraine_in_qcy - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yeah, not likely. If you're going to bid on a government project, you have to play the game. If you bid too low, or in this case, bid fairly, you'll be the odd man out. Those reviewing the bid will assume you didn't understand the scope and toss it out. Everyone knows this, so the bids all stay relatively high.
migraine_in_qcy - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If I see Brian or another Terstegge this weekend, I'll be sure to ask. I assume they forced the Council to provide their reason for denying the permit.
migraine_in_qcy - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yeah, this isn't the first time someone I know is getting screwed over by these rules. Real nice when the City grants you a permit to build something on your own property, you spend the money building it, and then they shut you down. When the courts rules that the City was guilty of "spot zoning", Venvertloh's should have sued the City for damages, loss of revenue, and mental anguish. All…

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Frese, Brady discuss 2nd Amendment in Macomb, Galesburg

Frese, Brady discuss 2nd Amendment in Macomb, Galesburg

2 years, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Republican State Senate candidate Randy Frese appeared with Sen. Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) in Macomb and Galesburg as they discussed 2nd Amendment rights.

"The first bill I will propose as senator representing the 47th senate district will be for conceal and carry," Frese said.  "It’s important to our district for several reasons.  One being is that a great deal of this district is rural.  A call to the sheriff could result in a delay of a reaction if immediate services were needed.  People need to be able to protect themselves, their home, and their property.  Law abiding citizens will follow the gun laws that are set into place.  That’s the bottom line.  Preventing people from concealing and carrying is not only detrimental to their safety and security, but also denying them a fundamental right that has been enacted by 49 other states.”

Frese says he's been hearing from members of the NRA in the 47th District about further proposed anti-gun legislation that is coming from Chicago

“The idea that the Cook County Board President is discussing plans to tax ammunition as a way to prevent people from using guns illegally is not only troubling, but also irresponsible," he said.  "We shouldn’t tax law abiding citizens under some misguided notion that criminals will suddenly stop committing crimes because we’ve written a new law.  This is a bad solution to a problem that predominately applies to Cook County, and we need to elect officials that are able to work independently of the Chicago Machine.” 

 

 

Senator Bill Brady alsoweighed in during the discussion.  “Randy’s ideas and work ethic will make him an important addition to the senate.  He will work hard not only for gun rights, but also on getting the budget under control and bringing jobs to Illinois,especially western Illinois.  I look forward to working with him and am proud to support his campaign for senate.”


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