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1950Brutus - Group files appeal in term limits decision - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Dr Quinn - Medicine Man - doesn't seem to have problems getting things on the ballot - let's just ask him to put it on for us.
1950Brutus - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OK we can link 2 ballot measures together - we raise the min wage to $481 per hour. That way everybody who works in Illinois will make more than $1 million. Add the 3% surcharge on top then the government will have more money than it could ever need - at least for a year or 2. For those who think this doesn't make sense - it doesn't but it makes as much sense to me as this surcharge does.…
SeenTheLight1 - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So how is it the County is able to get salt thru CMS at a cheaper rate?
pjohnf - Firefighter jobs: What returning vets must know about their certs - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
Aren't local community Fire Boards autonomous from any state requirements and can determine their own hiring standards? I don't believe Quincy's Fire Board gives any preference or points to applicants for prior training or education for appointment to the fire department but they should.
pjohnf - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Don't the rich already pay more in income taxes? 6% of a million is more than 6% of say $50,000, so the rich pay more now. Democrats are using these ballot measures to wage class warfare and increase voter turnout for democrats. Democrats don't care one bit about the little guy, they just want to maintain their power and control with these ballot questions.

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Republican candidates running for governor are spending Monday traveling Illinois

Republican candidates running for governor are spending the last day before the primary election traveling around Illinois.

Businessman Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) stopped at a Chicago restaurant early Monday to meet with commuters and ask them to vote in Tuesday's election. Rauner was in Quincy Sunday to talk with those at Kelly's restaurant.

As he continued a three-day statewide tour, Rauner says he wants to "rip the corruption out of Springfield."

Meanwhile, State Sen. Kirk Dillard is traveling to  East Alton, Marion, Champaign and suburban Chicago after his Sunday stop in Quincy. State Sen. Bill Brady's schedule includes stops in Springfield, Peoria, Urbana, Marion and Chicago.

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford doesn't have a public campaign schedule. His spokesman has said he's focused on making phone calls.

Democrat Tio Hardiman who's running against Gov. Pat Quinn is visiting universities in Peoria, Champaign and Bloomington.


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