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qfingers - Where $1 million is going at Quincy Regional Airport - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Perhaps...but once the FAA says it's needed you probably shouldn't wait for what is a routine maintenance task.
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I, for one, am tired of the media portraying the Ray Rice case as an issue of men abusing women. I haven't heard ANY of the talking heads mention that Janay struck Ray. That is domestic violence as well. I am not excusing Ray or blaming Janay. What I am tired of is domestic violence being portrayed as a MAN problem. Nurmerous studies have proven that domestic violence is perpetrated as often…
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We only have ourselves to blame for a large part of this problem. For some reason we insist on putting people who can shoot a basketball, or carry a football, or hit a baseball 450 feet on a pedestal. This alone is not deserving of respect. The only difference between them and us is how much money they make. Money can’t buy you love and it can’t buy you respect either. I respect my mailman more than…
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So basically, repainting the runway...isn't considered an acceptable use of the grant money.

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GOP: Don't use tax dollars for Obama library

3 months, 4 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

Say $100 million in taxpayer dollars shouldn't be used for Obama library (from pantagraph.com)

SPRINGFIELD — Two Central Illinois lawmakers say taxpayer dollars should not be used to build a presidential library for Barack Obama.

Republican state Reps. Bill Mitchell of Forsyth and Adam Brown of Champaign filed legislation this week that would reject a proposal endorsed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, to spend $100 million in state construction money to help build the library in Chicago.

Mitchell said the state cannot afford such a move.

"How in the world could these Chicago politicians think it's a good idea to spend $100 million of public funds on the Obama Library? This is an outrageous waste of taxpayer dollars," Mitchell said in a prepared statement.

Brown said private funds should be used to build the library.

"President Obama has raised billions for his campaigns and we feel his foundation should raise the money needed to bring the Obama Library to Chicago. No taxpayer dollars should be used for this project," Brown noted in a statement issued Tuesday morning.

The legislation is House Resolution 1118.


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