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About rockfordrants

I am a concerned individual in the Rockford, Illinois area and I have had enough of the problems in this area. Thus I vent and hope that others can vent as well.

Walker signs bill. Labor loses!!!

Wisconsin governor Walker signed the bill that officially strips the collective bargaining ability of public union workers.  They should name the tsunami after him.

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Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey’s speech…

Let’s hear any and all comments about Morrissey’s speech. Personally I don’t think that the mayor of a city should have any control over a school board unless he/she happens to be a sitting member.  But I DO agree with … Continue reading

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Rockford School District no longer in talks with Rockford Park District.

The Park District, it seems, will NOT be running the RPS205 sports programs.  I was never sure if this would have been a good thing or not. What do you think?

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Welcome to Rockford Rants

Too many people are being silenced in the Rockford, Illinois area.  This site will allow us to be heard!

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Bad day for Labor…

Wisconsin has stripped the collective bargaining rights from the Public union workers.  Personally I believe that this is very, very wrong and I invite all of those dissatisfied workers to come to Illinois.  Our state may be screwed up, but … Continue reading

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