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LNeck2012 - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Incorrect. They are to lead based on what their constituents want.
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As the parent of QND grads and a QND alum myself and the parent of current QHS students, I can say that the biggest advantage that QND supplies to its graduates is the intangible "cache" attached to a private school education. College admissions and job recruiters look at and react to the private school education differently than they do to a public school education. This is not without good reason…
MountainMan - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It seems pretty obvious his point was, business "A" trying to make a living is interfering with the city of Quincy to do a cheaper job so to make things "fair" we will just make it illegal to do business with anyone other than us. Seems kind of tyrannical in a way, which to me goes against the principals of the constitution.
Stupid_Dems - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
Well, that certainly explains all the deaths in Chicago. Especially the black 9 year old that was executed 2 days ago and not a white cop insight. So much for your crap. Next you will want the cops to shoot the gun or knife out of their hand.
DaveVictor - Ex-IDOT boss blames gov\'s office for majority of improper hires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Does the former City of Quincy engineer Jeff Steinkamp's name appear anywhere in this report? He ended up landing on his feet with a sweet IDOT ghost job after he got canned.

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2 months, 1 week ago Associated Press

Plan includes selling state planes and limiting outside employment for legislators

From Associated Press:

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has some proposals for cutting what he calls wasteful spending in Illinois.

Rauner told reporters Thursday that he'll sell most of the state's planes. He adds the state could save $60 million by moving lawmakers from pensions into 401(k) plans. He calls the Department of Central Management Services a "patronage cesspool." And he says he would merge the comptroller's and treasurer's offices to save $12 million.

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn calls Rauner's plan "a prank" that contains no new ideas.

Rauner says he'll be rolling out more of his plans, including a budget, over the next few weeks. He has criticized Quinn for excessive spending, cronyism and trying to raise taxes. Rauner says he wouldn't take any salary or pension as governor.

 

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