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mizzznicki - Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
seriously? who is this lawmaker? I get why. but w the state of the world today, theyre thinking of pie?
whiner1 - Some neighbors not happy with Madonna House - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It doesn't belong in anyone's backyard. It belongs in a properly zoned area.
Loverofblues - Some neighbors not happy with Madonna House - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
But not in my backyard.
Loverofblues - Emanuel pushes for decriminalizing marijuana statewide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Just legalize it.
whiner1 - Some neighbors not happy with Madonna House - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Operating the food pantry is definitely not the right thing to be doing in this residential neighborhood. Expanding it is even more ridiculous. Residents of the neighborhood deserve whatever privacy they can garner. This is just wrongheaded on the part of Madonna House. No matter how much good they are doing, they need to focus on their original mission of helping young mothers, and the homeless. Food…

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Illinois pension system: 'Unfixable'

1 year, 10 months ago by Bob Gough

From sj-r.com: llinois’ public-employee pensions system is so far in debt that it is “unfixable,” an influential business group said Wednesday.

The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago told its members in a memo that even current retirees’ benefits must be cut and other drastic action taken to prevent pension-program bankruptcy, the memo said.

“The pension crisis has grown so severe that it is now unfixable,” former state attorney general Tyrone Fahner, the committee’s president, wrote. “We do not make that statement lightly. It is an honest statement that no one — not our legislators, nor our governor, nor labor leaders — is willing to say publicly.”

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