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convoy32 - Quincy City Council approves garbage/recycle truck purchase - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yea your right but makes damn good sense tho,there going to have to pay for trucks some how and the service ,its just a shame this city is going to get ripped so bad and they just cant see it.they just have not done their due dilegence and to get up there and really believe what they are saying its all about trying to look like a CEO of a company in front of everyone. Look who we have up there i dont…
WarCry - The cost of maintaining homes where no one lives - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
We require them to have a "residence" which where somebody actually "resides". Unless I'm missing something, there's nothing that says they must reside there. The state Constitution says: "The Executive Branch shall include a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller and Treasurer elected by the electors of the State. They shall keep the public…
MountainMan - Rauner turns down Springfield debate invitation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
geeze you run for office but won't debate? We got one guy who had to fight to get on the ballot and now that he is cannot get into one debate!
qfingers - The cost of maintaining homes where no one lives - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This is goes on my list of illogical things. We require them to have a "residence" which where somebody actually "resides". Then we have to foot the bill when the ignore the constitution....was that in the constitution too????? Just another small example of the waste in government.
convoy32 - Quincy City Council approves garbage/recycle truck purchase - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
People need to start thinking about yardwaste pickup now,i say 2 weeks in spring and fall free then charge per bag after that contractors are abusing this system in a big way,again if you use it you PAY for it!!! $2.00 abag for starters! Any thoughts!!

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LaHood joins law firm

7 months, 3 weeks ago From pjstar.com

Former congressman and transportation secretary, who isn't a lawyer, says he's also not a lobbyist

PEORIA — He's not a lawyer, but that hasn't stopped Ray LaHood from getting a gig at a multinational law firm.
The longtime Peoria congressman and erstwhile secretary of transportation has started work as a senior policy adviser at DLA Piper's Washington, D.C., and Chicago offices, he said Tuesday.
His work there will focus on helping clients answer the question of "how to implement good policy through good planning and strategic planning, and having kind of a long-range view," LaHood said.
"They were looking for somebody to bring the kind of transportation and infrastructure expertise where they can advise clients on those matters, but also hopefully use some of my international experience — having served on the (House) Intelligence Committee ... and in the administration — to bring some value to their clients," he said.
Don't call it lobbying by any stretch, though.
"One of the things I made very clear to everybody that I talk to, I do not want to be a lobbyist, I'm not going to be a lobbyist," he said. "I'm not going to be calling up my former colleagues who are serving and asking for meetings."



Read more: http://www.pjstar.com/article/20140122/NEWS/140129755#ixzz2r8wo8Wmj


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