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1950Brutus - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News -
I root for the Cleve Browns even though they have zero chance of winning the super bowl. Chance of winning doesn't come into play on this obsession - doesn't come into play when I vote either. I vote for what I want - I do not "settle"..
Givemeliberty - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News -
The goal this year is not to win its to get 5% of the vote so ballot access is not an issue in four years. Right up until about a month and a half ago the Libertarians were doing little if any campaigning. They were fighting court battles the GOP brought against them. And it was the same with the Green and Constitution partys to get on the ballot. Its hard to fund raise when you can't campaign…
Stupid_Dems - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News -
Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News -
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News -
What we need is a better voting the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized.

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1 year, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

Fifth Ward alderman says time is right

Quincy Alderman Mike Rein (R-5th Ward) has asked the city's legal department to draft a concealed carry ordinance as the State of Illinois prepares to deal with the issue.

At Monday's City Council meeting, Rein asked the Police Aldermanic Committee and the Quincy Police Department to “work through the procedures.” The City Council approved Rein’s request.

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the State of Illinois a deadline to pass a concealed carry law after it threw out a ban on the law. The state has a deadline to write a new law, but Attorney General Lisa Madigan has appealed the ruling.

Rein said if the state decides to allow concealed carry on its own, he won’t pursue the ordinance.

Adams County passed a nonbinding referendum supporting concealed carry with 77 percent of the vote.

Also at the meeting, Historic Quincy Business District Executive Director Travis Brown provided copies of the HQBD Annual Report to the aldermen. He said the highlights of the year included hosting the Illinois Main Street Conference and posting a net gain of 16 businesses downtown.


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