Larry Morrissey http://northernpublicradio.org en The State Of The City Is...Better http://northernpublicradio.org/post/state-city-isbetter <p>It’s a big week for development in Rockford, and Mayor Larry Morrissey was happy to highlight that during his State of the City address.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:34:44 +0000 Susan Stephens 45793 at http://northernpublicradio.org The State Of The City Is...Better Rockford Must Send $300K Back To The Feds http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-must-send-300k-back-feds <p>Rockford will give nearly $300,000 in stimulus money back to the federal government. Investigations by the city and the Office of the Inspector General found that Rockford’s Human Services Department improperly used Community Block Grant funds in 2009 and 2010.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:39:48 +0000 Susan Stephens 35646 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Must Send $300K Back To The Feds Public Safety Key Issue In Rockford Mayoral Race http://northernpublicradio.org/post/public-safety-key-issue-rockford-mayoral-race <p></p><p>Illinois’ municipal elections are less than two weeks away. In Rockford, three candidates are running for mayor, including the incumbent Larry Morrissey. One of the key issues on the campaign trail has been public safety. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:32:33 +0000 Mike Moen 27601 at http://northernpublicradio.org Public Safety Key Issue In Rockford Mayoral Race Morrissey Addresses Concerns of Police Force http://northernpublicradio.org/post/morrissey-addresses-concerns-police-force <p>Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey has commented on concerns about the city's police force through a news release.&nbsp; Dozens of people marched in protest this week over recent officer-involved shootings.&nbsp; Morrissey says the city supports the free expression of community concerns. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:56:28 +0000 WNIJ 21622 at http://northernpublicradio.org Morrissey Addresses Concerns of Police Force Morrissey To Seek Another Term http://northernpublicradio.org/post/morrissey-seek-another-term <P><FONT size=5>Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey will run for reelection next spring. A formal announcement is expected later this month.</FONT></P> <P><FONT size=5>The mayor's campaign <A href="http://www.citizensformorrissey.com/events-larry-morrissey.asp">posted on its website </A>that a campaign kickoff event will be held September 27th in downtown Rockford. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:20:04 +0000 Mike Moen 18548 at http://northernpublicradio.org Morrissey To Seek Another Term Rockford Airport Area Road Plan: More Business, More Jobs http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-airport-area-road-plan-more-business-more-jobs <p></p><p>A major road reconstruction project bordering the <a href="http://flyrfd.com/">Chicago-Rockford International Airport</a> is expected to boost business in the region.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:56:50 +0000 Susan Stephens 17574 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Airport Area Road Plan: More Business, More Jobs Rockford mayor urges 'world class' effort http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-mayor-urges-world-class-effort <p>Rockford’s Mayor says the city must strive to be a "world-class" community in order to be competitive. Speaking at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce annual business lunch, Larry Morrissey said Rockford is home to a number of world-class companies. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:12:57 +0000 Mike Moen & Guy Stephens 16916 at http://northernpublicradio.org Candidates for Rockford Mayor http://northernpublicradio.org/post/candidates-rockford-mayor <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5354cfebe0fc9-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5354cfebe0fc9-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5354cfebe0fc9-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wnij/local-wnij-829965.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Rockford, IL – A Republican, a Democrat, and a Green are challenging Rockford's mayor, an Independent.</p> Mon, 06 Apr 2009 10:14:59 +0000 1640 at http://northernpublicradio.org