In the May edition of ‘Ask the Mayor,’ Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey answered a listener question about how budget cuts might be determined if local funding from the state is reduced. Specifically, why is police/public safety sometimes talked about as the initial place where rollbacks would be made:

Meanwhile, the Mayor also talked about how the city works to succeed despite whatever policies are coming out of Springfield. He pointed to the Rockford City Market as a great example of a public/private partnership success story:

Remember, once a month, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey comes to the 1440 WROK studio to take your questions on his “Ask the Mayor” program hosted by Michael Koolidge. The Mayor will talk with Michael about issues impacting the city and its residents and will take comments and questions from our listeners.

The next edition of “Ask The Mayor” airs Friday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.