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qfingers - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I do believe Bud has sworn to vote no on all expenditures until QPS does a forensic audit. I seem to remember reading that before... http://www.qps.org/files/board/Minutes_201011/042...
UrKidsWillPay - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
His supporters also don't see the people who whisper in his ear all the time. He is being used by some people who have an ax to grind against the school district but don't have the stones to run for the board or publicly press their vendettas. You almost have to have pity on the man. In the south, everything they would say about a guy like Bud would be prefaced or followed by "Bless his…
qfingers - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
Here's some math for you just for fun...just building costs...not operating costs. New jail $37M -- apparently they last about 65 years. # of inmates ~84 Cost per year $569,231 Cost per inmate per year $6,777 Cost per inmate per day $18.57 Cost per person per year for Adams County population -- $8.47
Quincyan2 - QPS Board approves higher 2014 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Bud is incapable of understanding most of the issues, so he feels it is best to abstain or vote no. I don't think there is much rational to his actions other than he gets a pat on the back from the folks that support him. I don't think he has brought forth a solution or innovative idea in years, he just fills the chair. Frankly its sad to watch him during the meetings, but his supporters…
Snarky_2 - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
In the underground parking lot or in the city lot on 5th and Vermont or somewhere else and transport staff who are not a threat to anyone.

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Tracy, Sullivan headline Chamber's Legislative Roundtable

1 year, 10 months ago by Jim Dewey

State Rep. says local business owners are concerned about the proposed minimum wage hike

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
and how much the state may need to chip in to expanded medicaid.


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JWCC levy sees $172,775 increase http://t.co/pYBmAnQJQc
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

RT @James Andrew Miller: .@DickYoungsGhost Heard same about Amish threatening to hack unless "Witness" no longer available on VHS (and Beta). #TheInterview
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 41 minutes ago

@DOB23 You shouldn't. You have two kids capable of doing that.