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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Caulkins Calls for Special Session to Fight Corruption

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is calling for an immediate special session to fight corruption in state government. Caulkins has been calling for a special session since December 2019 and…


Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Governor Pritzker’s Emergency Rule to Fine Businesses Not Complying with Mask Requirement Approved by JCAR

The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) approved Governor JB Pritzker’s emergency rules to warn, then fine businesses that do not require employees or customers to wear face masks. According…


Friday, August 7, 2020
Caulkins Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Emergency Rule to Fine Businesses

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) released the following statement after Governor Pritzker filed emergency rules through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Friday that will fine businesses which…


Friday, August 7, 2020
Caulkins Donates Portion of Salary to Weldon Springs Foundation

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur). Caulkins donated $5,000 to the Weldon Springs Foundation selected by Outreach 101. The contributions are funded by Caulkins’ commitment to donate his lawmaker salary to…


Friday, July 31, 2020
Caulkins Calls on Madigan to Resign as House Speaker Following Allegations of Corruption

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) joined his House colleagues in calling for a vote to remove Mike Madigan as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.Two weeks ago ComEd agreed…


Monday, June 15, 2020
Caulkins Urges Governor Pritzker to Move Illinois to Phase 4 of Reopening

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) joined his House Republican colleagues to urge Governor Pritzker to move Illinois forward to Phase 4 of his Restore Illinois plan. A letter was sent…


Friday, June 5, 2020
Caulkins requests State to extend deadline for farmers to use essential pesticide

State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is requesting the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) to extend the deadline allowed for farmers to use the pesticide ‘dicamba’ if permitted by federal court….


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Caulkins: Governor backed up on his ‘executive orders’ regarding churches

More Winning! Today, the governor backed up on his “executive orders” regarding churches. The comments he made today revolve around the word “Consider”. CONSIDER limiting attendance to 25% of building…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Caulkins: House Approves Deficit Budget, Places Burden on Future Generations

The House of Representatives approved a $42.8 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2021 during an emergency session late Saturday evening. According to the latest estimates, the budget will result…


Friday, May 22, 2020
Caulkins: Child Care Providers Can Reopen May 29

Governor Pritzker announced that child care providers can reopen May 29th thanks to political pressure from child care advocates and State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur), led by State Representative Margo…