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The region has skilled and sought-after workforce enabling all families to improve their standard of living. Our people are employed and per capita income is above the national average. As a hub of ideas and innovation, we have grown and attracted world-class industries and employers. We are recognized for leadership in advanced manufacturing and agribusiness.

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Making Rockford Mass Transit Easier to Use

I recently moved to Rockford & when my car was in the shop for a week, I wanted to take the bus from my home near Swedish American Hospital to East State/Alpine & then out east to a restaurant. I was pleased to find a route that runs regularly in that direction and an unlimited weekly bus pass for only $16. However, I learned I couldn't buy the pass unless I went to one of the transit stations, or mailed my payment in ...more »

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Revitalization: Economy & Jobs

Impact Statement: The region has a skilled and sought-after workforce - enabling all families to improve their standard of living. Our people are employed and per capital income is above the national average. As a hub of ideas and innovation, we nurture, grow and attract world-class industries and employers. We are recognized for leadership in advanced manufacturing, logistics and agribusiness. In one sentence or phrase, ...more »

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Our new governor is undermining Transform Rockford by his Right to Work stance which silences the voice of labor. Will the leaders of Transform Rockford take a stand against making Illinois a Right to Work state and join in eliminating unions? Like to know if the leadership of Transform is truly genuine in including all voices.

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