$24 Million Gift to United Parcel Service

                                               Fleecing of Illinois 
Quinn Gives $24 Million Gift to United Parcel Service (UPS) at Taxpayer Expense Despite State’s Fiscal Crisis

The $58 Billion company, United Parcel Service (UPS), is getting a taxpayer-funded $24 million gift from the State of Illinois to “modernize” a couple distribution facilities.

Would jobs really have been diverted elsewhere? Should a company with billions in profit and revenue be able to pay for their modernization?


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(The speaker for UPS in this video is former Rocky Mtn. District Manager George Brooks.)

Trying Too Hard to Do Too Much

slow down, be carefulA United Parcel Service truck tipped over shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday, shutting down eastbound Bear Valley Road at Seventh Avenue in Hesperia, .

No one was injured in the accident, according to initial reports, and the driver was able to pull himself out of the vehicle.

The driver was making a left turn from Seventh Avenue onto Bear Valley Road heading east when he clipped the center median and flipped his vehicle onto its side, according to reports from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials at the scene.