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johnqw - JWCC levy sees $172,775 increase - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What's going on with all the turnover in employees?
qfingers - Gov. Quinn calls special session for comptroller election - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Rather than a special session can't they just use a telephone and vote? Welcome to the 21st century folks.
qfingers - \'Interview\' pulled after threat; U.S. says North Korea behind Sony hack - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
If the attribution to N Korea is true we should take out the building that houses this group. This is economic damage so we should cause economic damage three fold.
WmMunny - Gov. Quinn calls special session for comptroller election - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Waste dollars? Get a grip! The ONLY dollars wasted by the govt are those NOT SPENT ....in their minds! Bet Quinn (and most other career politicians) honestly believe we subjects have bestowed upon them a moral obligation to spend money and legislate ....... no opportunity to make useless frivolous actions should be wasted. It's obvious they believe more govt Is better govt ...........and the…
Peoplechamp31 - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Oh I'm for getting read of these building just don't make it sound like the walls are coming down around them! Hell we still have kids in there so I know it isn't that bad!

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1 year, 9 months ago by Bob Gough

From sj-r.com: About 1,500 unionized workers at the Illinois Department of Transportation and other agencies received raises last month, even though their union is still negotiating a new contract with the state.

The workers, members of General Teamsters/Professional & Technical Employees Local 916, received 3 percent wage increases Jan. 1, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration confirmed.

The raises were awarded even though the contract covering the workers expired June 30 and a new agreement has not been negotiated.

The Teamster raises were awarded at the same time as negotiations with the largest state employee union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, have ground to a halt and the union has advised members to prepare for the possibility of a strike.

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