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convoy32 - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What did he do,have they said ,this is really sad! I pray for his kids and wife now!! WTHeck
convoy32 - Committee sends new garbage and recycle trucks plan to Quincy City Council - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
Mrs. Hackamack was asked that question a couple months ago at a council meeting and she said no,i was on here the next day telling everyone that was not the truth and now we know ,im telling you these people have no idea what they are doing and have no goal as to where they want to be budget wise,how much do they project in savings going this route at the end youll see we will be worse off than we…
Rusty Shackleford - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Special Prosecutor?! I'm sure it is to avoid a potential conflict, however it is too bad we won't get to see Mr. Deals Barnard screw this prosecution up. I am willing to wager the defendant would have liked to see Mr. Deals one table over in the courtroom.
hinkdad - Committee sends new garbage and recycle trucks plan to Quincy City Council - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
Attention Alderman: Get out of the garbage business and address more pressing issues.
ReardenShrugged - IDOT broke hiring rules for years, ex-Congressman Hare mentioned in report - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
We will be paying out millions to each of these people in salary pensions and benefits over their lifetimes. The people who did the hiring need to point the finger at their boss or go to prison. Those who were hired need to be terminated, stripped of their pensions and be barred for life from holding a state or local government job.

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Senate committee investigating National Guard recruiting

Senate committee investigating National Guard recruiting

6 months, 2 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

Sen. Claire McCaskill calls it a "massive fraud"

The U S Senate subcommittee on contracting oversight began hearings Tuesday on what Sub-committee Chair Claire McCaskill of Missouri calls a massive fraud in National Guard Recruiting across the country. McCaskill said bonuses were being paid to people for bringing other people into the National Guard fraudulently. 

McCaskill said estimates presented to the sub-committee by the top law enforcement officials from the army, "are this fraud would probably reach around $50,000,000."  She said, "It's the largest criminal investigation in terms of scope that the army has ever done in its history because there are so many people that were fraudulently accessing this money." 

McCaskill said the committee spent a great deal of time  in Tuesday's hearing discussing "How this happened, why it happened and how to keep it from happening in the future." The committee also wants to make sure that those involved are held responsible, "especially those who are in leadership positions in the military," McCaskill said.

 

She said the hearing did a good job of laying out some of the "deficiencies that we continually find in Government in terms of contracting and contracting oversight."


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