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1950Brutus - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Are employees allowed to have their cell phones in the building?? - if so then this is a stupid rule. I doubt the "efficiency" of our government will be impacted much by a cell phone that is turned off.
qfingers - REBEL MEDIA: "Stay out!" - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Selective editing? Please tell me that nobody in the media does that? Oh my gosh....my confidence in the media has been shaken!!! Lots of those around...numerous police videos for example where all you see is the person being taken down and not the reason for the take down.
WarCry - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Theft Austin Creeps reports his black Samsung cell phone taken from where he hid it outside the Adams County Courthouse on 7-16. Maybe the courthouse needs to install a bank of lockers like they have at Scotties: Go in with something you're not supposed to have, like your cell, and you can put in a quarter, lock it up, and grab it on your way out.
qfingers - Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are two reasons for the # of taxing bodies in IL. I kinda' hate to call them "government" because so many of them make no laws at all which distinguishes "government" from "taxing body". #1 Biggest reason -- bonding authority -- the 1870 IL constitution limited local government's debt capacitty...so the response was simply to expand the # of taxing units. Funding problem solved....…
UrKidsWillPay - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The taxpayers need to do what's right too

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Petitions filed for April 9, 2013 election

1 year, 6 months ago by Denise Donley

Quincy Board of Education, Quincy Park Board and JWCC Board will all have open seats

Petitions have been filed for the April 9, 2013 elections.

Three seats will be available on the Quincy Board of Education. The following will be the order on the April 9 ballot:
Bobette L. Cawthon
Richard E. Jones
Ronnie McKenzie
Jamie Foster
Kenneth Rollie Platt
Richard McNay
Sheldon J. Bailey
Sayeed Ali 

Five petitions were turned in for Quincy Park Board. Those include:
John Frankenhoff, current Park Board President
Greg Feldberg
Chris Blakeman
Patty McGlothlin
Abby Schlipmann 

Two seats on the John Wood Community College Board will be filled in the consolidated election April 9, 2013.  Two seats are for full, six-year terms.  Trustees whose terms expire are Dr. Gary Carter of Quincy and Randy Sims of Liberty.
Those who turned in petitions include current JWCC Board President Randy Sims, Jerry Hagmeier and Rich Marcolla.


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This was also my problem with Rauner's tax plan. Keep state government away from property tax control http://t.co/CuZ4p2NePc
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Adams Co. Divorces for 7/23 - From the Circuit Clerk's office http://t.co/1g8QxkhvBZ
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@drewmagary You got off cheap.