Just a few days remain to educate residents about a major ballot issue in Rockford. In this week’s WNIJ Friday Forum, Jenna Dooley talks with those involved in getting their message out to voters before they hit the polls on Tuesday.
Rockford needs home rule; it’s that simple. Without it, the city’s interest rates will continue to climb, our industries will continue to miss opportunities, our citizens will continue to pay more for less.
By Jim Hagerty
CITY HALL -- Rockford aldermen, on Monday, approved a set of ordinances that would limit the city's powers as a home rule municipality if voters reinstate the provision this spring.
Among the self-limiting…
RAHMA's biggest point of concern is Rockford's hotel tax the city could increase with home rule powers. The Rockford Regional Good Government PAC says home rule would improve the city's quality of life.