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  • Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Thursday, December 18 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-18 23:28:30 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
  • Mays, Erwin will not seek re-election to Quincy School Board

    Mays, Erwin will not seek re-election to Quincy School Board

    Friday, December 19 2014 11:47 AM EST2014-12-19 16:47:51 GMT
    As candidates for the April 4 elections continue to come forward to file nominating petitions, incumbents Jeff Mays and Stephanie Erwin have confirmed they will not seek re-election to the Quincy School Board after their current terms end next spring. Mays is finishing his second four-year term, and Erwin is finishing her first term and serves as the board's president.
    As candidates for the April 4 elections continue to come forward to file nominating petitions, incumbents Jeff Mays and Stephanie Erwin have confirmed they will not seek re-election to the Quincy School Board after their current terms end next spring. Mays is finishing his second four-year term, and Erwin is finishing her first term and serves as the board's president.

  • Catholic elementary schools seeking funds for 'Adopt an iPad' campaign

    Catholic elementary schools seeking funds for 'Adopt an iPad' campaign

    Friday, December 19 2014 11:04 AM EST2014-12-19 16:04:03 GMT
    The Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools Foundation is launching the second phase of a three-year campaign to raise enough money to buy iPads for all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in the city's four Catholic elementary schools. The campaign's first year turned out better than expected.
    The Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools Foundation is launching the second phase of a three-year campaign to raise enough money to buy iPads for all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in the city's four Catholic elementary schools. The campaign's first year turned out better than expected.

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