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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Local Lawmakers Evaluate Amtrak Service to Rockford

IDOT: “project may or may not be terminated” Springfield… The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) issued a response to local lawmakers regarding the possible future of an Amtrak passenger rail…


Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Rep. Cabello Files Bill to Reinstate the Death Penalty in Illinois

Springfield… State Representative John M. Cabello (R-Machesney Park) has filed legislation to reinstate the death penalty in Illinois. House Bill 4059 would eliminate the language abolishing the death penalty that…


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Rep. Cabello Supports New Legislation to Combat Heroin Epidemic

State Representative John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) speaks in support of new legislation to combat the growing heroin epidemic in Illinois. House Bill 1 creates the Heroin Crisis Act and favors…


Monday, March 2, 2015
Local Legislators Cabello and Stewart to Serve on Gov. Rauner’s Criminal Justice Commission

Springfield… Early this month, Gov. Bruce Rauner issued his 14th executive order to create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform. State Representatives John Cabello (R-Machesney Park)…


Thursday, February 5, 2015
Rep. Cabello Embraces New Committee Assignments, Takes on role as Spokesperson

Loves Park… The 99th Illinois General Assembly was sworn into office in January and has continued to prepare for spring session, most recently by releasing committee assignments. State Representative John…


Monday, August 11, 2014
Rep. Cabello Legislation to Honor Military Families Signed into Law

Rockford, IL… Legislation sponsored by State Representative John M. Cabello (R-Machesney Park) to allow the sons and daughters of fallen servicemembers to apply for Gold Star license plates was signed…


Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Local Lawmakers Appointed to Illegal Gun Trafficking Panel

Rockford, IL… Two area lawmakers have been selected for a new panel addressing illegal gun trafficking in Illinois. State Representatives John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) and Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) were appointed…


Thursday, July 3, 2014
State Heroin Task Force to Meet in Rockford

Rockford – In response to the growing heroin epidemic among teens and young adults throughout the state of Illinois, the House Bipartisan Task Force on the Heroin Crisis will be…