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Givemeliberty - Proposed Illinois legislation would ban powdered alcohol - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Statism: "Ideas so good they have to be mandated" "We don't need people spiking beverages" Sen. Ira Silverstein you sir are a statist, and upon reading this I spiked my coffee with a little bourbon just because I can.
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You seem to be conflating Private Unions, with Public Unions. I'm quite aware of the difference ... I'm not conflating. Public unions are "worse", imo, because they influence elections. They mostly stand together in "solidarity" under the AFL-CIO banner. You say public unions should not strike, but of course they DO. Blue Flu ... it may be going on right now, to some extent ...…
Givemeliberty - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What would be the harm with going forward and converting pensions to 401k's for any public sector employee who has 10 years or under, and any new hires? Phasing out pensions. This would give the employee more control of their retirement and not unaccountable politicians. This could also be rolled into a way to phase out SS for anyone who chooses.
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Hmmm... I wonder if the "Hands up don't shoot" crowd will care about this one.
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People play stupid games. People win stupid prizes.

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1 year, 11 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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