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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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McCaskill pushes for child care tax credit

1 year ago by Jim Dewey

The U S Senate is working on a child care tax credit this week. 

U S Senator Claire McCaskill of (D Missouri) said the child care tax credit bill is important because many working people - or people who want to work - are stressed over available, affordable and safe child care. "More than any other thing," McCaskill said, "it can dictate whether or not someone feels they can be productive in terms of our economy." 

McCaskill said a lot of parents are having to make a tough choice as to whether to stay home because child care is not available or not affordable or to go back to work. She said that is especially true for people who are on government benefit. "This is very important that we make sure that the child care is available, McCaskill said, "because most people I've met want to work, but it has to come out and make sense financially."

 


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