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pamarshall - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
As the article states, a council member can renew the resolution bringing it up for another vote when everyone shows up...
pamarshall - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Since you're a small business owner, you probably don't have to deal with an union representing your employees. With them being unionized, they have a lot more pull than a single employee coming to you for a raise. You could tell your employee "no", they could either be understanding or they could leave your job and work for the next small business owner that provides raises. You tell…
pamarshall - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Anything costs less than that stupid debacle... Even the tearing down of the Newcomb cost less.
pamarshall - Video: Two GOP reps announce support for legalizing illegals - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If I recall, they are offering what's called "a pathway to citizenship" or "a pathway to amnesty". They can't get into legal trouble (aside from entering our country), they have to get an education, there's a lot of things they have to do in order to get amnesty. Another thing they can do is join our military. If they're willing to fight and die for our country, isn't…
yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wow, you got me thinking hard, which isn't hard to do. I m certain the council will have it figured out (surely), but since it didn't pass, doesn't someone that voted against it have to make a motion to bring it back to a vote and have to vote YES automatically? Or where am I dreaming that up from?

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Looking back on crime in 2012

1 year, 3 months ago by Denise Donley

Criminal stories in 2012 that made headlines

Quincy Police are ending the year trying to find the person responsible for the death of a woman whose body was found dead following an October fire.

The body of Nancy Streitmatter was found by firefighters following a fire at a woodworking business at 219 Oak. Autopsy results showed Streitmatter died of a head injury. Follow this link for more.

A Quincy man awaits a trial after being accused of shooting two men at a biker hangout in Liberty.
Michaelangelo Gomez was arrested following the October 27 shooting at the Midwest Percenter’s Club in Liberty. Two men, Robert Morrell of Hannibal and Timothy Jackson of Roodhouse, were shot at the Club, then treated and released from Blessing Hospital.
Gomez is accused of shooting the two men and faces two attempted first degree murder charges, two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.  Gomez was indicted by an Adams County grand jury on November 15. Click here for the story.

A Quincy man lost his law license and pleaded guilty to stealing money from his clients.
Devin Cashman was named in a complaint last year with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Discipline Commission that alleges he used client funds without permission for personal use. Cashman pled guilty to two counts of Theft over $500 - both Class 3 felonies. He avoided jail time and was sentenced to two years of conditional discharge, fined $3,000 and must perform 500 hours of community service.
He was disbarred by the Illinois Supreme Court. Click here for testimony.

And law enforcement continues to deal with the scourge of meth as the arrests piled up throughout 2012. We don’t have the time to mention the names of all those who were arrested for manufacturing and selling the drug and, unfortunately, we don’t know the true impact of what this deadly substance is doing to our community, but we can tell you that we had more than 100 stories over the past year that dealt with methamphetamine-related crimes.


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