Stateline Lawmakers Upset At House Recess

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! Stateline lawmakers are being told to stay home from Springfield for the next month and they’re not happy about. Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R) and Rep. John Cabello (R) called for a...

Ex Con ID

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! Someone who has just been released from prison faces numerous challenges. One state legislator thinks getting a state-issued ID shouldn’t be one of them. People who have completed...

Area legislators react to proposed school funding changes

JOHN CABELLO STATE REPRESENTATIVE Working Hard and Representing You in Springfield! SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Andy Manar is making another run at revamping the state’s school aid formula,calling it “the worst and most regressive system of funding public education” in...

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Not everyone goes to high school and walks away with a diploma. In fact, about 45,000 people in Boone and Winnebago counties lack a high school diploma or General Educational Development certificate. Those numbers are evidence of what education and workforce leaders...