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A Cook County court ruling against term limits, who'd a thunk it. The Cook County judges have to protect their buds who hand out the graft. I didn't read the opinion so on what basis they ruled the measure didn't meet "constitutional requirements" I don't know. But you can bet the progressive democrats will do everything they can to keep the measure off the ballot because it would…
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Bush sat on his thumbs and watched the economy bleed jobs the last few months of his administration. Much of the downturn in the economy can be blamed on a law that Bush and fellow Repubs passed in late Sept 2001, allowing no security/ backing on some bonds. and he started the bank bail out process before he left office.
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Obama, his minions and supporters (i.e. Welfare Recipients) say so---their benefits were never cut.........
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yawn, it's going to be hard to stop the loss of factory jobs when the state is taxing the jobs right out of Illinois.
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When I first saw the headline I thought it was a story about the $100,000 club in the Quincy School Board Administration. Well,--- we will catch up with the state soon. I will vote no on new buildings until the Quincy School District pays Admin salaries in line with Quincy industry. Fat chance----- We are paying the superintendent over $200,000 a year?--------Serious?? No,,I mean are you serious…

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Illinois Republican State Representative Jil Tracy and Democratic State Senator John Sullivan took part in a business round table Monday in
Quincy.

During the roundtable hosted by the Quincy area Chamber of Commerce Representative Tracy said she and Senator Sullivan heard a lot of
questions from members about the Governor's State of the State Address.

"Their interest of course is to see what bills are out there or what we want to do to generate natural revenue growth in this state," Tracy said.

Tracy said business owners are very concerned over the governor's support for a minimum wage hike to $10 an hour.

"That was a very strong what can we do to make it known that this will put businesses out of business and that it will cripple the state even
further," Tracy said.

Those at the round table also asked how the legislature will address the state's $9 billion backlog of bills and its pension liabilities.

Tracy said she uses meetings like this one to help set her own agenda in Springfield.

"It gives us a really good pulse of the business group," she said.

The discussion also included talk of Obama care and insurance exchange
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