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Friday, June 17, 2022
Caulkins calls for public hearings as audit reveals unemployment agency paid $1.8 billion paid to fraudsters

A new audit reveals Illinois paid out nearly $2 billion in fraudulent pandemic unemployment claims by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is calling…


Monday, June 13, 2022
District Update 6-13-22

MISO WARNING FOR THIS WEEK Heatwave expected this week.  Will your AC work? Pritzker and his Chicago friends aren’t worried about it. We pulled this screenshot from the MISO app…


Friday, May 27, 2022
Politicians are to Blame for the Energy Crisis in Illinois

With electricity rates rising, the Illinois House Public Utilities and Energy and Environment Committee conducted a joint committee hearing concerning energy costs and supply amidst reports by AMEREN and MISO…


Thursday, May 26, 2022
Caulkins Talks Energy Crisis, Offers Solutions

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Legislative Update 5-24-22

This newsletter serves as an important way for me to let you know what’s happening around the state.  As a state legislator, I am called to vote on a myriad…


Friday, May 13, 2022
Representative Caulkins to Host Town Hall Meeting in Farmer City

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on May 24 in Farmer City. The meeting is for constituents to learn more about what happened during the…


Monday, May 9, 2022
Legislative Update 5-9-22

A Desperate Response Democrats Ignore Assault on Court in Leaked Opinion Last week Politico released a leaked draft copy of Justice Alito’s Supreme Court opinion which would overturn Roe v. Wade…


Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Caulkins: Immediately Cease the Closure of Power Plants

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is making the public aware that higher electricity bills are coming, starting this year, as a result of Illinois not producing enough power to meet…


Friday, April 29, 2022
Legislative Update 4-29-22

Pritzker Bills Propel Illinois Property Taxes To Nation’s Highest Illinois’ property taxes, along with sales and income taxes and the nation’s 2nd-highest gas taxes, all add up. According to the Tax Foundation, Illinoisans…


Saturday, April 23, 2022
Legislative Update 4-23-22

I Warned You…and Them Last Summer, my colleagues and I traveled around Central and Southern Illinois visiting our primary sources of energy in this state and laid out the arguments…