Rockford Redevelopment

It's a pilot program that includes tax credits, exemptions and in some cases money to fix up riverfront properties. The original proposal only included Aurora and East Saint Louis.

But a spokesman for Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey, who's in Springfield, says we can now add Rockford to that list. As we all know, the mayor has been outspoken on his stance that revitalizing our riverfront would be key to the Future of downtown development.