Home Rule Vote on March 20; “Who We Are and Who We Want to Be” – Winter 2018

Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Winter 2018, Volume 15, No. 1, p. 208, by Tom McNamara

“He’s Former Pre-Med and Ex-Technical Sergeant” – 1944, Allason N. Gilbert

Source:  The Green River News, an employee newspaper of The Green River Ordnance Plant (GROP), Dixon, IL, 5-5-1944

“Ruling could curb home rule” – 1972

Source:  Chicago Tribune 12/29/1972

Letter to the Editor: “Home Rule Opposed” – 1982, Jeff Jury

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Oct. 16, 1982

“Chamber votes to endorse returning home rule powers to Rockford” – 2018, The Voice

Source:  The Voice, February 2018, Vol. 31, No. 2

“Widen Home Rule, Daley Urges” – 1-21-1970

Source: Chicago Tribune, by John Elmer, January 21, 1970

“Chamber endorses home rule” – January 2018

Source:  Rockford Register Star January 25, 2018

“Home Rule: What are the rules? Rockford officials wait for guidelines” 1971

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Source: Sunday Register-Star 8/8/1971