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Monday, July 6, 2015
Rep. Cabello to Host Free Paper Shredding Event

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Illinois Police Departments Could Soon be Permitted to Use “Drug Terminator”

Springfield… Legislation aimed at saving local municipalities money has passed both the House and Senate chambers in Springfield.  House Bill 3152, sponsored by State Representative John Cabello (R-Machesney Park), permits…


Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Machesney Park Meijer Cuts Ribbon

chamber members, Meijer staff and elected officials cut ribbon Meijer’s Store constructed two new facilities in the Rockford area. Today, the Machesney Park location cut ribbon in celebration and anticipation…


Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Rep. Cabello Honors Former Illinois State Police Director

While gathered in Springfield for session, representatives from the Illinois House offered legislation to honor former Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Hiram Grau. Director Grau was appointed to the position…


Monday, May 18, 2015
Rockford Violence Spurs Concern Among Area Legislators

State Representative John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) attended a press conference this past Sunday to join State Representative Litesa Wallace (D-Rockford) in response to the recent outbreak of shootings and violence…


Monday, May 18, 2015
Illinois State Police Citizen Survey

The Illinois State Police are continuing to seek improvements in the quality of the services they provide to the people living in or visiting Illinois. As part of their effort…


Friday, April 17, 2015
Cabello, Anthony advance measures to reduce recidivism; incentivize inmates who earn educational degrees

SPRINGFIELD – Two House Republican legislators with law enforcement backgrounds advanced separate criminal justice reform bills in the Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at strengthening the ability of…


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…