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pjohnf - Why won’t Illinois lawmakers reform their own pensions? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why won't Illinois politicians reform their own pensions? That's a good question. They're eager to blame state employees and other government workers for Illinois's budget problems, yet they ignore their own bankrupt pension system, while the tax payers pay year after year to keep politicians in their Cadillac pensions. If Illinois pension reform is to happen then the corrupt politicians…
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Madigan's bill was nothing more political grand standing and was designed to fool the foolish. He thinks the public is stupid, especially his supporters, but anybody with a brain can see through his subterfuge. Madigan and his co-conspirator Cullerton passed a continuing appropriation last year in the hopes of hiding the annual raises from the tax payers and not requiring a vote by the corrupt…
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He warned that walking away from the deal would isolate the United States from its international allies and Iran’s countdown to nuclear weapons “starts tomorrow.” Duh, our allies don't trust us anyway and our enemies don't fear us so what's to lose if we reject this bad deal? The countdown to Iran getting a nuclear bomb started a long time ago, Lurch. And Lurch actually said this, "“I…
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yes - weeks ago now. Like 7-3-2015? the one downtown It was a 69 yr old man, and there was no 69 yr man obit in the paper for 2 weeks after.

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RSVP Volunteers Recognized at Banquet

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Twelve former RSVP volunteers were inducted into the RSVP Hall of Fame

Adams County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recently held its 38th annual recognition banquet on Tuesday, October 25, at the Quincy Senior  and Family Resource Center.

Twelve former RSVP volunteers were inducted into the RSVP Hall of Fame.  Inductees were as follows:  William Abbott (deceased), Elizabeth Albertson (deceased); Warren Bard (deceased); Virginia Blentlinger (deceased); Lucy Drake (deceased), Vivian Duffy, Quincy; Rosalie Jacobs, Quincy; Max Johnson (deceased); Virgil Niewohner (deceased); Ruth Sheer (deceased); and Robert and Virginia Stark, Quincy.

Adams County Senior Citizens Council was given the Supporting Our Success award.

Special recognition was given to members who have been active in the program for a significant number of years.  Those recognized were as follows:

·         30 years of service: Loretta Garrison, Quincy.

·         25 years of service: Dorothy Snyder, Quincy

·         20 years of service: Mary Lou Hensley, Ken Mehl, Bea Schwartz, Lois Steele, Marilyn Stieghorst, Janet Stockton all Quincy

·         15 years of service: Janice Pritchard, Clayton; Harriett Hull, Mendon; Jim Cahill, Dora Cheney, Bernice Colgrove, Alfred Ebbing, Evelyn Gengenbacher, Lois Lepper, Hazel Mills, Ralph Mortimore, Joann Thrasher, Mary Witte all of Quincy; and William Franklin McMullen, Taylor, Mo.

·         10 years of service: Pauline Allen, Payson; Alvera Bosse, Rosie Foster, Pat Groce, Francis Guither, Melvin Hopper, Cathern Hoyt, Marilyn Kuppler, Wanda O'Hara, Betty Peters, Barbara Reinhart, Ronald Reinhart, Marjorie Robertson, Loretta Rottman, Carlene Rouse, Bev Schuette, Robert Spring, Virginia Wolverton all of Quincy.

·         Five years of service: Gene O'Leary, Camp Point;  John Cooley, Coatsburg; Loretta Fuller, Payson;  Don Altheide, Alvera Bardon, Barbara Bockhaus, Susan Bruce, Jerry Day, Pat Emerick, Ethel Finlay, Ben Giannell, Lucille Grawe, Rita Hildebrand, Martha Koetters, Phyllis LaRoche, Rosalyn Mast, Dorothy Masten, Inez Neuser, Mary Prior, Dolores Thomas, Judy Tribbett, Martha Tuley, Jana Wagner, Jean Walton, Joe Winkelmann, Patti Woodruff, Richard Woolfolk, all of Quincy; and Glenna Brandstatt, Palmyra, Mo.;


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