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eaglebeaky - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What the heck are you talking about, XBC? (To be honest with you, I didn't even realize that your previous comment was directed towards me.) What group is it that you seem to think I am "trying to lump Rauner into"? That's news to me... especially since I'm actually supporting Mr. Rauner this time -- if only because (in my opinion) he is (marginally) the lesser of two evils. (And,…
AYHSMB - Rauner racking up newspaper endorsements - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Calling him a Republican is misleading. Still, better for the State than Quinn.
AYHSMB - Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
WC. Got that right.
eaglebeaky - Illinois quarantine for people who touched Ebola patients - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Oh, I see. Point well taken, AYHSMB. Thank you for the clarification. (I guess I'm just hoping that nobody starts throwing that kind of negative stuff around in relation to the Ebola issue. That's probably just wishful thinking on my part... but I'd like to hope that some sense of civility and humanity will win out -- at least while the doctors and nurses lives are at risk.) It's…
AYHSMB - Illinois quarantine for people who touched Ebola patients - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
sorry for the late reply, eagle. Just seems as of late we can't do anything sensible without someone being accused of racism.

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A lawyer representing Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has publicly acknowledged an investigation by Illinois' inspector general of hiring practices under the Democrat.

Attorney Brent Stratton was responding to a question Tuesday from a federal judge in Chicago overseeing a civil case.

Tuesday's hearing focused on a motion last week by Chicago attorney Michael Shakman asking for a separate investigation into Quinn's hiring practices.

The issue has arisen at an inopportune time for Quinn. He's in a tight gubernatorial race against Republican Bruce Rauner.

Judge Sidney Schenkier had asked Stratton at Tuesday's hearing if filings mentioning an ongoing investigation by the inspector general's office were accurate. Stratton responded: "That's our understanding that's correct."

The inspector general's office typically doesn't confirm the existence of investigations. Messages for agency spokesmen weren't immediately returned.


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