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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Caulkins: SOS error results in 545 non-citizens being registered to vote

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) joined his Republican colleagues in the House to demand answers regarding the critical errors made by the Office of Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) registering…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Caulkins: 256 New Laws Take Effect January 1, 2020

With the New Year approaching, State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) released a summary of the 256 new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2020. A few new laws which…


Friday, December 13, 2019
Rep. Caulkins Defends Clinton Power Station

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is fighting against legislation (HB 3987) filed this week that would put the Clinton Power Station operated by ComEd at risk of closure. The legislation…


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Video: Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Stop Corruption

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Rep. Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Stop Corruption

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) joined his Republican colleagues today in calling for a special session to pass much needed legislation aimed at curbing corruption in state government. During the…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Stronger ethics reforms needed to put a stop to political corruption in Illinois

Springfield – On the final day of the fall veto session, the Illinois House of Representatives passed several ethics reform measures that do not fully address concerns over recent federal…


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Caulkins wary of rushed effort to consolidate police and fire pension funds

Decatur – Governor JB Pritzker recently called for the General Assembly to take action in the upcoming Veto Session to consolidate Illinois’ 650 police and fire pension funds. State Representative…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Caulkins appalled at Governor’s signing of massive abortion expansion law

Decatur – Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Wednesday that will massively expand abortion access in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) voted against Senate Bill 25, which removes all rights…


Friday, May 31, 2019
Statement on passage of HB 1438, legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois

Springfield – On the final day of the spring session, the Illinois House of Representatives narrowly passed legislation legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins…


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Caulkins votes ‘No’ on SB 1966, which infringes upon Second Amendment gun rights

Springfield – The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that increases costs and red tape for law-abiding gun owners in Illinois. State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur), a life member…