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SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Absolutely not. Everyone in government needs to be held accountable for spending tax payer dollars. I'm not necessarily for the jail project (or against it). But the notion that we should "take care of ourselves" by not paying any taxes, or comparing a jail to obama phones and welfare is assinine. Almost as ridiculous as the original text of the article. We need a jail. Do we need a new one? Do…
UJacks1 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I've asked before and I will ask again: When/If a new "justice center' is built, will the current jail and police station in town be closed permanently or will both remain open and staffed? If remain open, for the need to house prisoners awaiting their day in court, then staffing will be needed. Transportation costs will go up, to bring the prisoner from the 'justice center' into…
Sv3 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You are willing then to hand over a debatable amount of 25 million dollars? Without a plan, without any allocation of properties? All on the ridiculous idea it's unsafe for the employees? The county will get sued is the latest argument.... In the most secure supermax prisons lawsuits I'm sure are most common. So forgive me for not trusting the government to handle our money reasonably.…
DaveVictor - Darin LaHood announces candidacy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
He sounds like a real firecracker.
1950Brutus - Tom Schweich spokesman Spence Jackson found dead - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Don't you think it is a little early for speculations? At least wait until he is in the ground.

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2 years, 2 months ago by Bob Gough

Both the incumbent and the challenger will be picking up the pace to fill their respective warchests

The two men running for Quincy mayor have turned in their latest quarterly campaign reports.

Quincy Mayor John Spring collected only $1,525 during the fourth quarter of 2012, but he reported a first quarter donation of $5,000 from Foresight Energy Services of St. Louis on January 11 and the quarterly report was filed on January 12. That, coupled with the $19,111 he reported on hand, puts his total at $24,111.

While that total may seem low as Spring spent nearly $200,000 on his two previous mayoral runs, he should have no problemsraising campaign funds during the first quarter leading up to the April 9 general election.

Click here for Spring's full report.

Spring’s challenger, Third Ward Republican Alderman Kyle Moore, raised $9,979 in the fourth quarter and also received $1,250 in in-kind contributions.

Moore’s cash on hand was at $36,420 as of Tuesday’s filing, but then a $5,000 contribution from State Rep. Jil Tracy (R-Quincy) was posted Tuesday afternoon, to bring Moore's reported cash to $41,420

Click here for Moore's full report.


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