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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!
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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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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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Illinois lawmakers look to solve the methamphetamine problem in Illinois

Lawmakers in Springfield are considering whether to require prescriptions for some common medicines as they look to solve the methamphetamine problem in Illinois.
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports a Senate panel heard testimony Thursday. The Senate bill would make drugs containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine Schedule III controlled substances and require prescriptions.
Pekin Police Chief Greg Nelson told lawmakers that methamphetamine users and producers "are adapting and changing, and we need to adapt and change also."
But others argued requiring prescriptions for some decongestants would be a burden on consumers. Consumer Healthcare Products drug lobbyist Carlos Gutierrez says some consumers can't afford to see a doctor for cold medicine.

Illinois lawmakers have previously restricted the purchase of similar drugs


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