Rockford Labor News, Friday, Sept. 6, 1985 – PAGE 2

“Three state legislators reject civic center funding plan” – 1972, home rule proposed

Source:  Rockford Register Star 4/30/1972 or Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 1, p 52 and 53

 

Home Rule: “City’s state legislators concerned over home rule loss” 1983

Source: Rockford Register Star April 14, 1983

The Mob in Rockford, pt. 3, 1984 – “Stigma annoys Italian community”

Source: Rockford Register Star March 4, 1984