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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Cabello statement on FY21 State Budget

State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, issued the following statement today after the General Assembly voted to approve a state budget for FY 2021: “This budget is garbage. Do…


Saturday, May 16, 2020
Rep. Cabello sounds the alarm on new criminalization of non-compliance with health rules; calls on legislature to take action

State Representative John M. Cabello (R-Machesney Park) is publicly objecting to rule changes made by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) that criminalizes non-compliance with IDPH regulations. The changes…


Monday, April 27, 2020
State Rep. Cabello calls on Governor Pritzker to stop releasing criminals

Calls on fellow elected officials to contact the Governor about this public safety issue Machesney Park: Illinois State Representative John Cabello is calling on Governor JB Pritzker to stop letting…


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Northwest Illinois Legislators Demand Pritzker Re-Open State Regionally

Legislators representing Northwest Illinois had strong words for first-term Democrat Governor JB Pritzker’s handling of the COVID pandemic in Illinois on Wednesday, with Rep. Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) going so far…


Friday, April 17, 2020
Share your ideas on how we can get Illinois working again

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families across the state and our country. Jobs, schools, childcare, health care, businesses, really all aspects of our lives, have been affected.  It will take…


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Representative Cabello releases names of Governor Pritzker’s released prisoners

State Representative John M. Cabello (R-Machesney Park) has released the names of prisoners (below) who have been granted a commutation in the past week by Governor JB Pritzker. The list…


Monday, April 13, 2020
Letter from Rep. Cabello on the Governor releasing criminals back into the community during COVID-19

Last week I issued a warning that the Governor of Illinois would start releasing criminals under the guise of the Coronavirus and it appears that is exactly what has happened….


Friday, April 3, 2020
Rep. Cabello: Illinois must fight lawsuit seeking to release prisoners during COVID-19 pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic is not only a threat to our health and economy, but now is becoming a threat to our public safety and criminal justice system. A group of…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Sen. Stewart, Rep. Cabello statement on Governor Pritzker’s Coronavirus announcement

State Senator Brian Stewart, R-Freeport, and State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, issued the following joint statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement over the weekend on…


Monday, March 9, 2020
Governor’s new immigration policy puts Illinois families at risk

By John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park State Representative, 68th District The recent decision by Governor Pritzker’s administration and the Illinois Department of Corrections to no longer cooperate with federal immigration…