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ONCEMORE1 - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Lower costs? Fewer pickups? Lower salary? The same trucks, running the same routes because some people will still be putting yard waste out. And if you think City workers will cut their own paid hours because of fewer pickups, you're delusional.
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He's been contemplating his decision for the last several months while spending his time in Sarasota, Florida and still collecting his $180,000....very smart man to get away with that and still have the Board President say he's great!
HuhWhy - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If I were a betting man.... I would bet that the city council on Monday does not pass the budget. it will be like 9-5 opposed. Then a special council meeting on Thursday to try and pass a budget on Friday.
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pjohnf - I couldn't have said it better myself. Aren't we, in Illinois, 'blessed' with representation in Washington? We can thank Chicago for that.
WarCry - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You're 100% right that it would change what some people do, including - it seems - yourself. And do you know what that would result in? Lower costs to the city. Fewer pick-ups due to people doing it themselves means lower vehicle maintenance. Lower salary expense due to decreased hours. Yes, some people would stop using the service, which reduces the EXPENSE of providing that service. The point…

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McCaskill pushes for child care tax credit

McCaskill pushes for child care tax credit

1 year, 1 month 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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