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Thursday, March 9, 2023
Rep Cabello: Assault Weapons Ban is a Direct Attack on Law Abiding Citizens

Springfield, IL… Assistant Minority Leader John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) participated in a press conference on Wednesday with the Illinois State Rifle Association and his House Republican colleagues, Representatives Caulkins, Elik,…

Friday, March 3, 2023
Rep. John Cabello’s Law Enforcement Legislative Package

As a law enforcement officer and state representative, I am committed to ensuring that our police and firefighters have the support and resources they need to keep our communities safe….

Friday, February 24, 2023
More Media Coverage – VOID the FOID

More news coverage from last week regarding my Void the FOID legislation.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
ICYMI: Fox 39 Covers Rep. Cabello’s Void the FOID Bill

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Rep. Cabello’s State of the State Response

State Representative John Cabello has issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker’s Joint State of the State and Budget Address: “Governor Pritzker’s failed vision for Illinois has led…

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
State Representative John Cabello Files New Legislation to Protect Public Safety

Machesney Park, IL – State Representative John Cabello (R – Machesney Park) announced the filing of a new legislative package aimed at supporting law enforcement and enhancing public safety in…

Monday, February 13, 2023
Senator Chesney and Representative Cabello File Bills in the Senate and House to “Void the FOID”

Two Northwest Illinois lawmakers are renewing their fight to eliminate a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card system they claim adds an unfair layer of bureaucracy and financial strain to Illinoisans…

Sunday, February 5, 2023
Rep. Cabello Meets with Dakota Village President

Had a great meeting with Dakota Village President Alisha Lizer Friday in Dakota. Great conversation and exchanges of ideas on how we can work together to serve the people of…

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Rep. Cabello announces committee assignments; will serve as Spokesperson for Police and Fire, Public Safety-Appropriations

State Representative John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, has been appointed Minority Spokesperson on the Police and Fire Committee and the Public Safety-Appropriations Committee for the 2023-2025 legislative term, a role…

Saturday, January 28, 2023
Rep. Cabello Visits Rockton, IL

Had a great meeting with Rockton Mayor John Peterson and his team. Great conversation and exchanges of ideas on how we can work together to serve the people of the…