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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Governor signs legislative package backed by Cabello to strengthen Scott’s Law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed two pieces of legislation into law today to strengthen the awareness and enforcement of Scott’s Law, Illinois’ “move over” law. The law had drawn public…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Rep. Cabello votes in defense of constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners

State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, issued the following statement today after the Illinois House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Bill 1966, legislation to require mandatory fingerprinting of…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Rep. Cabello statement on passage of Graduated Tax amendment

State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, issued the following statement following the passage of legislation placing a constitutional amendment referendum to enact a graduated tax on the November 2020…


Thursday, May 23, 2019
House acts to toughen penalties for violations of “Scott’s Law”

The Illinois House of Representatives voted Thursday to increase criminal penalties for motorists who violate “Scott’s Law”. State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, a Chief-Co-Sponsor of the legislation, reacted…


Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Rep. Cabello speaks out in defense of Second Amendment rights

State Rep. John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, spoke in opposition to Senate Bill 1966 during a House Judiciary-Criminal Committee hearing on Tuesday. Click the play button on the audio file…


Thursday, May 2, 2019
Rep. Cabello honors men and women of law enforcement

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Cabello, Sosnowski to host Graduated Tax Town Hall on April 25

To register for the event, please click HERE. State Representatives John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, and Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, are partnering with Americans for Prosperity Illinois (AFP-IL) and Wirepoints to…


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Hearing scheduled Thursday for Cabello bill to increase criminal penalties for violations of “Scott’s Law”

State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, has filed legislation to toughen criminal penalties for motorists who violate “Scott’s Law” and jeopardize the lives of law enforcement and emergency response…


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Veterans to receive 50% reduction in vehicle registration fee as Cabello bill passes House of Representatives

Legislation to benefit Illinois veterans sponsored by State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, won unanimous approval in the House of Representatives today, passing by a vote of 114-0. House…


Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Cabello anti-bullying hotline bill clears House committee

Legislation to give youth a safe resource to report incidents of bullying or hazing in school was approved today by the State Government Administration Committee, clearing the path for final…