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gizzard93 - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Have you got $25000000 to pay for it?
hinkdad - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about pooling resources from the QFD, QPD, Adams County Sheriff's Dept, and Adams County Ambulance. Then constructing a SINGLE municipal building at say...... 14th and Broadway when Blessing pulls out? You could have a new jail, with the QPD in the same building (no more moving prisoners between buildings), new courthouse, new central fire station, and new ambulance hub. The City/County could…
migraine_in_qcy - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Other than general feelings about how the jail is old and unsafe, no one yet has given any actual examples of safety problems with the current jail. Obviously I don't spend my time there, so I don't know what issues there are. One of you that thinks we need a new jail (WarCry, WmMunny) because the current one is old, please give evidence of why the current jail is unsafe. Don't just…
pjohnf - Mendon men arrested in cannabis investigation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Migraine, you are so right on, government isn't concerned about citizen's welfare, it's always been about money, power and control. Why do barbers, hairdressers and other such jobs need a license from some state bureaucracy? It's about the money?
WarCry - Sheriff reveals attempted jailbreak - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
See, I like that big, empty lot at the corner of 8th/Jersey. Put up a nice, multi-story building, move the county's sheriff's offices and jail over there with underground parking like the city police have. Put in some space for the state police to have an office or two in there as a satellite to the Pittsfield office, and keep some space for growth as needed. Put the jail in the upper sections…

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he Illinois House Thursday overwhelmingly passed a $1.1 billion road-and-bridge package stripped up of what the GOP characterized as pork as the spring legislative session neared a hectic end with several key issues still unresolved.

With two full days left until a scheduled Saturday legislative adjournment, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s bid for county pension reform appears to have hit a snag in the Statehouse as has Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to increase city phone tax.

And legislation ratifying the U.S. Equal Rights Amendment and authorizing a takeover of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum spun in place Thursday, leaving their prospects uncertain.

But a flurry of bills passed the House and Senate Thursday with perhaps the biggest being a $1.1 billion construction package to help smooth pothole-pocked roads across the state, damaged from last winter’s relentless snow and cold.

That plan passed the House by a 97-11 vote, with four members voting “present,” in a push sought by labor unions. That measure now heads to the Senate, which also has to vote on a budget Friday or Saturday. Separate legislation to fund the program is up for a House vote Friday.

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