News

Monday, July 12, 2021
Legislative Update: Town Hall Meeting, School Masks, Drivers’ License Renewal

As your State Representative, I want to keep you informed on current events and important news in the State of Illinois throughout the year. I hope you find the following…


Monday, July 12, 2021
Caulkins to Governor Pritzker, Let School Districts Decide on Mask Requirement, not the State

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) sent a letter to Governor J.B. Pritzker today concerning whether or not the State of Illinois will require children to wear a mask while in…


Monday, July 12, 2021
Town Hall Meeting July 20 in Mt. Zion

Join Rep. Caulkins and Rep. Halbrook at their Town Hall Meeting to learn more about legislation pending in the Illinois General Assembly and important issues concerning the state budget, FOID,…


Thursday, July 1, 2021
Governor Pritzker’s Power Trip

Residents of Illinois are more than ready to take masks off and return to normal. However, Governor J.B. Pritzker has once again delayed this process by extending Illinois’ disaster declaration…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Statement on Passage of State Budget

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) issued the following statement after the Democrat majority approved a $42.3 billion unbalanced state budget: “The House may have new Democrat leadership, however their addiction…


Sunday, May 30, 2021
House Urges Unemployment Offices to Reopen

On Saturday the Illinois House of Representatives approved House Resolution 226 calling upon the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to reopen their public-access public employment offices to provide face-to-face…


Saturday, May 29, 2021
Caulkins Speaks Out Against Gerrymandered Maps

Rep. Caulkins spoke against the Democrat’s proposed legislative maps approved late Friday evening. Caulkins says the legislature should wait until the census data is released.


Thursday, May 27, 2021
Caulkins Secures Funding for Traffic Signals at Railroad Crossing

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) announced a grant is being awarded to install new automatic flashing lights with vehicular and pedestrian gates at the Piatt Street and the Sangamon Street…


Friday, May 21, 2021
Caulkins Honors Fallen Champaign Police Officer

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Caulkins: Lack of Attention in Our Veterans’ Homes is Inexcusable