Governor Predicts Crime Spike If State Does Not Pass A Budget

Governor Bruce Rauner forsees that a lack of a state budget could bring a crime spike in Illinois. He says, “So far, we’re not seeing any increase in crime … but at some point it will.” The lack of a state budget has hurt funding for many...

State Leaders Working To Reform Criminal Justice System

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) and lawmakers not be working together on a budget, but they are working to reform the state’s criminal justice system. They’re considering...

New criminal justice reform package proposed

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! Governor Rauner and members of the General Assembly today discussed bipartisan legislation to reform Illinois’ criminal justice system. The three bills came from recommendations by the...

Area Lawmakers Split On How To Reach An Illinois Budget Deal

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan promised to call lawmakers into session weekly, but he canceled a planned session scheduled for today. He’s already canceled several of...