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WarCry - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The FLSA was passed in 1947 with a minimum wage of $0.75/hr and has changed over the course of time. This law has, to date, not been found unconstitutional, so, ergo it is a constitutional law, whether you like it or not. When Franklin D. Roosevelt was pushing for a national minimum wage, he said: “By living wages, I mean more than a bare subsistence level — I mean the wages of a decent living.”…
pullthisleg - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wow, all I can say is wow. The ignorance of people never ceases to amaze me. "This movement is saying that America is less than she promises to be, morally and constitutionally, by denying living wages," Barber said. Really? I don't recall minimum wage in the constitution. Oh here it is, page 340598, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness...and $15 and hour with benefits. Can't believe…
qfingers - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I got the impression you were a bit older so I'm curious as to what tax credit you are getting that means you get back more than you paid in. That's usually reserved for child credit and earned income credit. I imagine it might be earned income credit and if you get back more than you paid in that's an entitlement. That fact they buried welfare in the tax law doesn't change that.…
pjohnf - BGA lawsuit aims to lift veil on IHSA finances - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's make the IHSA open their books and meetings to scrutiny but state government should not be allowed to control high school sports. Government screws up everything it touches and we don't need state government screwing up high school sports too.
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about if they get food stamps and a free lunch, the food stamp amount if lowered by what the free lunches cost. As that is double dipping. WHY should the taxpayers have to pay them twice of more for the same thing?

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Survivor Celebration Dinner set for May 20

 

The American Cancer Society Survivor Celebration Dinner will take place Tuesday, May 20 ahead of the June 13 Relay for Life event and Survivor lap.

The event organizers are inviting all cancer survivors to attend the free dinner with a guest on May 20 at Town and Country Inn and Suites. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Registration is automatic when registering for the Survivors lap.

Survivors are also encouraged to join Relay for Life on June 13 at Flinn Memorial Stadium for the “Survivor Lap” at 6:00 p.m. Their caregivers are invited to the “Caregiver Lap” immediately following.


Each registered cancer survivor (newly diagnosed or long term) will receive a complimentary Relay for Life survivor t-shirt to wear during the lap and throughout the year.

 Registration is required at www.relayforlife.org/adamsil by clicking “sign up” and “walk the survivor lap.” Contact Amy Erva at (217) 523-4503 or amy.erva@cancer.org with questions. 


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