Rockford voters will get a chance this spring to decide whether or not to return the city to “home rule” status. In this week’s Friday Forum, WNIJ's Jenna Dooley explores the potential implications on the city and its residents.
What is "home rule" anyway, and why does it matter in 2018?
Bobbie Holzwarth is a co-chair for the effort to bring back home rule to Rockford. She gives this example: