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pjohnf - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
Yes another need may arise but the sunset must be in it. We have to pay for some things, like a county jail, when they're needed and a new jail is needed. Good grief don't you think you should pay for something, there's no money fairy out there to pay for things a community needs from time to time?
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WarCry - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
If that's the way you interpret the statement then, frankly, you're an idiot. Look at all the stories about arrests for meth busts, over and over again, the same names. They don't give them more jail time partially because they don't have anywhere to put them. The crimes don't rise to the level of state prison, and we have no room at the county level. You think it's…
Snarky_2 - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
Build it on the current parking lot for the court house. No Transportation needed. ... Property already owned... build an underground parking lot to allow for safer transport of prisoners rather than the back door the sheriff referenced and the elevator they would have to use to get people up to the court room, they could design a better and larger elevator with a cage to keep staff save from drunk…
ReardenShrugged - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
The way I interpret "our jail no longer meets modern day needs" is "we need a new jail so we can further grow the incarcerated population, our police force, and government power while shrinking everyone's liberty and taxpayer pocket books." We may need a new jail just due to the age and safety but it shouldn't be any larger than the current one since our county population hasn't grown,…

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2 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

Congressman made stops at multiple Northeast Missouri businesses

Missouri 6th District Congressman Sam Graves toured several Northeast Missouri businesses on Monday.

The Congressman represents the newly redrawn district that stretches from the Kansas to Illinois border across the northern third of Missouri.

Graves toured Knapheide Manufacturing’s West Quincy Installation facility late Monday morning. The plant employs 164 people and installs truck beds to customers’ specifications.

Harold W. Knapheide III, Bo Knapheide and Plant Manager Mark Hubbell conducted the tour.

Graves also toured Hannibal Regional Hospital, Northeast Power in Palmyra and attended a fundraiser in Hannibal.

Graves, who is a farmer and a pilot who flies his own plane to many of his northern Missouri stops, serves as the Chairman of the Small Business Committee and is on the Transportation Committee.

He also appeared on WTAD’s Morning Meeting program. Click here to listen to the podcast.


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